The Portuguese government has decided once again to extend the law that bans the termination of rental contracts which are due to expire to continue to protect families during the coronavirus pandemic in Portugal.
The Portuguese parliament has adopted several temporary exceptional measures in the housing field due to the coronavirus outbreak, including the suspension of evictions, the termination of house rental contracts and the foreclosure of mortgages.
The Government in Portugal has decided to suspend lease agreement deadlines and renewal periods to protect tenants in what is an exceptional period of restrictions on the movement of people, given the coronavirus outbreak in Portugal.
Small repairs inside the home or fixing something installed in the rental apartment often raises the question of who is responsible for paying these expenses: the owner or the tenant? Here we explain everything.
A tenancy deposit to rent a house is often a cause of friction between landlords and tenants. Deposits on rental are regulated legally by the Portuguese Civil Code, but it is not always easy for both parties to understand their rights and responsibilities when it comes to deposits.
The Portuguese Council of Ministers (Conselho de Ministros) approved a decree law on 14th February 2019 creating the Right in rem to Lasting Housing (Direito Real de Habitação Duradoura or DRHD), a scheme that aims to provide families with a stable housing solution and allow them to maintain their p
Moving to Portugal, finding a house, learning the language, landing a job… it can all be very draining. When you do find a job in Portugal, it’s tempting to simply sign the employment contract and be done with it.
Do you know what assignment of lease is and in what situations it happens? In today's article for idealista/news by Alerta Deco, the Portuguese Consumer Protection Association, we will explain this topic.