As part of the Mayor of Doncaster’s 10-point plan to help people, communities and businesses get through the Covid 19 emergency – it has been announced today that Doncaster Council tenants, in properties managed by St Leger Homes, will not be pursued for not paying their rent for a period of up to 3 months if they are financially affected the by coronavirus pandemic.
Tenants who require the rent 'holiday' should call St Leger Homes on 01302 862 862 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Other proposals in the 10-point plan include a three month Council Tax payment holiday for households struggling to pay due to the crisis.
For full details of the 10-point plan, visit: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/new-multi-million-pound-coronavirus-action-plan-to-help-the-most-vulnerable-in-doncaster
Paul Tanney, Chief Executive of St Leger Homes, said:
“In these challenging times we want to do everything we can to help our tenants. Tenants struggling to pay their rent due to reduced income from the Covid 19 virus will be supported by our staff to claim benefits and not be pursued for rent payment for 3 months, where there is financial hardship. The announcement by the Mayor this morning will help many families and individuals living in Doncaster as they deal with many of the uncertainties that the coronavirus has brought.
“We would urge any St Leger Homes tenants who would like to take advantage of the rent holiday to call us on 01302 862 862 or email email@example.com.”