This paragraph is particularly relevant for you as a landlord
“§2 Restriction of the termination of tenancy and lease agreements (on Art. 240 contractual regulations on the occasion of the COVID-19 pandemic)
1. The landlord cannot terminate tenancy and lease agreements in the period from April 1, 2020 to June 30 if the tenant doesn’t pay rent. The tenant has to proof that the missed rental payment is linked to the COVID 19- pandemic.
As a landlord you should only accept the following declarations
-Declaration in lieu of oath
- Proof of application / certificate of granting state support
- Official letter from the employer
Under the German law to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, claims of repayments, interest or principal payments that are due between April 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020, may be deferred. Please refer here: Deferral in the context of consumer loan contracts during the corona crisis