Spain approves moratorium on house evictions

Government places two-year ban on evictions for some homeowners after wave of suicides.

    The Spanish government has approved emergency measures to help families who are unable to meet their mortgage payments.

    It is suspending evictions for two years for some low-income homeowners, in response to a wave of suicides and protests.

    But as Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Madrid, many will still fall between the cracks.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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