Town Watch

Yes, there are mainstream media stories about national events, but the real heartbeat of a country takes place in its cities, towns and villages. In order to highlight the real concerns of ordinary people, The Chronicle brings you a compendium of ‘local’ news from around the country.

Beware of penalty fees charged for early lease agreements termination

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc, emotionally and financially, with many people having lost their jobs or sources of income. This has resulted in many tenants of rental properties either defaulting on their monthly rental payments, or cancelling their lease agreements prematurely. One reader says: I signed a 12-month lease agreement but three months […]