Although the CECRA program is not mandatory, the federal government and the federal states encourage homeowners to apply. The government of B.C also announced a new order under the Emergency Programme (CEPOL) that will protect small businesses from eviction by the end of June 2020. The EPO regulations also limit the termination of leases and the withdrawal of property and property. No, the “gross rent” that constitutes the CECRA loan amount excludes HST. The tenant remains responsible for the payment of HST on the part of the rent for which he is responsible. On April 24, 2020, the federal government gave these parties cause for optimism by announcing an agreement in principle with the provinces and territories to provide rent reductions to qualified small entrepreneurs severely affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. 2 See “Why CECRA property owners should ask for small businesses” under www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/finance-and-investing/covid19-cecra-small-business; See also “Don`t Force My Hand” on www.cp24.com/news/don-t-force-my-hand-ford-tells-greedy-commercial-landlords-refusing-to-work-with-struggling-businesses-1.4945152 THE CECRA application portal became available on May 25, 2020 for landowners and landowners with registration data staggered by location. The deadline for applications is August 31, 2020 and the odious loan can be applied for retroactively. Therefore, the application may be closed after the three-month period has expired, as the owner of the property can confirm and prove eligibility. Landowners must apply every three months and can apply for multiple tenants at the same time. $50,000 per month in gross rent per site: for a tenant to qualify for CECRA, they must pay less than $50,000 gross rental per site (as defined by a valid and enforceable tenancy agreement) and have experienced at least 70 per cent less income before COVID-19 (a legitimate tenant).
To determine revenue losses, tenants can compare current revenues in April, May and June 2019 with income, or if the tenant is a new business and has not been operational in 2019, they can use an average january and February 2020 turnover.