By Euro Weekly News Media • 06 March 2019 • 15:16
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AS new measures surrounding rental regulations are implemented today (Wednesday), tenants will be offered more security and protection in Spain.
The Royal Decree 7/2019, approved on Friday 1, of urgent housing and rental measures has been made public by Spain’s Official State Bulletin (BOE) but will have to be ratified by the Congress within a month.
The most relevant changes are:
Any housing rental contract signed as of today, must follow these new measures.
Earlier contracts will continue to be covered by the previous laws, however, if both parties are in agreement, the arrangement can be upgraded according to the new ruling.
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