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Kai Dickerson
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If you've lost income due to #Coronavirus and can't make rent - feel free to use this template to email your landlord. It's yours to copy and fill in.

Dear [Mr/Mrs/Ms Landlord’s name],

[I am/We are] contacting you about our [weekly/monthly] rent payments for [property address].

[My/Our] financial circumstances have changed significantly due to COVID-19 because of [ reasons for income reduction]. [My/Our] household income per month was originally [$your household’s original monthly income, include any Government payments]. Following [reasons for household income reduction], [our/my] household income is now [$your current household’s monthly income, including any Government payments]. This change happened on [date of the change in circumstances due to COVID-19].

Please find attached documentation outlining [my/our] previous and current household income.

Because of this, [I/we] would like to discuss the possibility of reducing rent payments to [$xx] for the next [weeks/months].

[We/I] appreciate that you may also be experiencing financial hardship at this time and look forward to discussing this matter further with you.

Sincerely,

Your Name and Signature
Your Phone Number
Your Email Address

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U. Paliwal
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Any opportunity for overseas nurse

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Ford Simpson
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Jack of all trades,.master of none

If this saves anyone from being evicted you have done a beautiful deed. I think it will help many and this can be applied to other situations where you have financial shortcomings. Much needed advice Kai, Thanks Ford

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Diedre Lomack
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That's a very sincere, good and honest template

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