This past Tuesday, March 24th, a new bill was received by the Legislative Branch pertaining to a proposed moratorium on judicial and administrative evictions, which means that landlords would not be able to evict their tenants if they fail to pay rent during the term of this moratorium. This law would aim
On March 22nd, 2020, the Department of Health published the latest version of these guidelines applicable to commercial and residential condominiums, as part of the preventive and mitigation actions dictated for addressing the alert by COVID-19. These guidelines will be reviewed periodically, and the latest version will be published in the
If you are the owner of a property in Costa Rica and offer it for rent, you should know that Law No. 9635 (the Law for Strengthening Public Finances) introduced new obligations that you must comply with. Leases in Costa Rica are governed by Law No. 7527 (Urban and Suburban
The Costa Rican Congress introduced a bill to regulate non-traditional lodgings such as AirB&B or VRBO. The Proposal The proposal for the law intends to regulate the short-term rentals or vacation rentals. It will be applicable to various types of properties, whether it is a home, an apartment, villas,
I am flabbergasted by the level of ignorance that goes around a number of issues. In this particular instance, I want to make reference to the article posted by The Costa Rica Star with the heading “Costa Rica Law Makers Approve Reform to Limit Rent Increases to Rate of Inflation”.