07 April 2020 – Agreed mortgage holidays for homeowners

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Type of Intervention: Housing
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Dutch Government has made agreements with mortgage lenders and housing associations that homeowners who cannot afford their mortgage payments will be offered delayed mortgage payments.

Under the agreement, mortgage lenders will not force homeowners to sell their homes until at least 1 July 2020.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/nieuws/2020/04/07/geen-gedwongen-verkopen-van-huizen-gedurende-coronacrisis