'Mr landlord, how many homes do you own? The thousand obstacles to access to the financial aid for tenants and mortgage-holders during the coronavirus crisis in Spain'
Original title in Spanish: Señor casero, ¿y usted cuántas casas tiene? Los mil obstáculos para acceder a las ayudas de vivienda
By Martín Cúneo. Published in El Salto Diario on 8 April 2020
The measures announced by the Spanish government to offer financial aid to tenants and mortgage-holders affected by the coronavirus crisis are so complicated and set the threshold so high that most people don't manage to apply for them or don't qualify to get them.
In fact, around 90% of those appyling for it don't meet the established criteria, according to the Spanish Association of Financial Products Users.
Keywords: coronavirus, Covid-19, tenants, rents, mortgage-holders, mortgage, financial aid, landlords