Covid-19 bill wishlist - breathing space, no tenant evictions top concerns

Geraldine Tong

Modified 6 Jun 2020, 12:04 pm

The economic downturn brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic has led to broken agreements by businesses failing to honour their orders to tenants being unable to pay their landlords.

For the Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM), it hopes the government's proposed Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill can address these problems, particularly in the latter example which has seen people made homeless as landlords evict tenants who lost their source of income due to the movement control order.

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