Factsheet for case IT-2020-10/842 – measures in Italy
|Country||Italy , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 02 March 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Measures to prevent social hardship
– Keeping a safe home
|Author||Lisa Dorigatti (University of Milan) and Eurofound|
|Case created||12 May 2020|
Law Decree No. 9/2020 of 2 March 2020 (art. 26) and Law Decree No. 18/2020 of 17 March 2020 (art. 54) extend the possibility to suspend the installments of mortgages for the purchase of the first home to citizens affected by the economic consequences the COVID-19 pandemic. This possibility is granted through the extension of the Solidarity Fund for mortgages for the purchase of the first house (established by Law no. 244 of 24 December 2007).
The possibility to suspend the installments of mortgages for the purchase of the first home (through the access to the Solidarity Fund for mortgages for the purchase of the first house) is extended, by this measure, to the following categories of employees and self-employed workers:
For the first two categories of workers,
No information yet available.
Employees in standard employment
|Does not apply to businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Other social actors (e.g. NGOs)
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No involvement of the social partners.
Eurofound (2020), Extension of the solidarity fund for mortgages for the purchase of the first home, case IT-2020-10/842 (measures in Italy), COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, http://eurofound.link/covid19eupolicywatch
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