Ombudsman raises concerns regarding possible evictions; reemphasizes the importance of the Rent Committee. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:— In reference to complaints that have reached her office, Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel, has expressed concerns about possible evictions during and post the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic that the country is currently facing. In light of the present closure of the Rent Committee and the limited operations at the Court House, the Ombudsman wants to remind landlords and tenants that a change in the rental fee is only possible with permission of the Rent Committee, for living spaces with a market value not exceeding ANG. 200.000,00, or a court verdict (article 7:240 of the Civil Code). Additionally, in the event

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