125 cases filed against tenants for nonpayment of rent

Monday, July 13, 2020

The court, on the first day of reopening, received 416 new cases in which 125 cases are for evicting the tenants from their properties due to their failure in paying rents in last four months during coronavirus pandemic.

According to source, there are a large number of cases waiting to file, but due to the limited number of appointments, the cases filed are much lesser. The court allowed entry based on prior online reservation.

The lockdown and consequent job loss to many of the tenants made it difficult for them to pay the flat rent in the last three months. Even though some Kuwaiti landlords exempted or give reduction on rents for the tenants, many others not given any consideration to the tenants for their rent during the lockdown.


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