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Re: Tenancy agreement - what happens if i get fired?

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Hi,

I recently signed a tenancy agreement, but I might lose my job. As i don’t have a year in Lausanne, I’m not going to receive wellfare. Is there a law that could help me to resolve the lease problem?

If you worked during the period taken in account elsewhere in Europe I think that is is also taken in consideration for chŰmage.
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Yes, I might be fired this Tuesday, I presume and the landlord has already been informed. Only that is hard to find a replacement. If this happens, I'm going back to my home country. Hopefully, I can come to an agreement with the landlord to pay 1 or 2 months of rent, maybe 3 and let me go. Otherwise, I'm going to jail...
Why do you think that you would go to jail
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Old 10.01.2021, 20:55
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Why do you think that you would go to jail
Because I donít have anything they can sell to cover the sum. I donít own a house even in my own country.
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Re: Tenancy agreement - what happens if i get fired?

Although you have been in Switzerland for less than one year, you might still be eligible for Swiss RAV/ORP unemployment compensation:

"Contribution period

You must provide evidence of at least 12 months of contributions within the last 2 years (framework period for the contribution period) before the initial registration.
Contribution periods also include:
- periods of employment subject to contributions as an employee in Switzerland;
- contribution periods completed in the EU as an EU national or in EFTA as an EFTA national if you were last employed in Switzerland and subject to contributions."

If you worked in an EU/EFTA country prior to coming to Switzerland, you should order form PD U1 from that country. To be eligible for Swiss unemployment compensation, you will need to have a total of 12 months of work in Switzerland and the previous EU country in the past 24 months.

More information on the RAV/ORP Swiss job service is at this link:

https://www.arbeit.swiss/secoalv/en/...nsuchende.html

Good luck!
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Although you have been in Switzerland for less than one year, you might still be eligible for Swiss RAV/ORP unemployment compensation:

"Contribution period

You must provide evidence of at least 12 months of contributions within the last 2 years (framework period for the contribution period) before the initial registration.
Contribution periods also include:
- periods of employment subject to contributions as an employee in Switzerland;
- contribution periods completed in the EU as an EU national or in EFTA as an EFTA national if you were last employed in Switzerland and subject to contributions."

If you worked in an EU/EFTA country prior to coming to Switzerland, you should order form PD U1 from that country. To be eligible for Swiss unemployment compensation, you will need to have a total of 12 months of work in Switzerland and the previous EU country in the past 24 months.

More information on the RAV/ORP Swiss job service is at this link:

https://www.arbeit.swiss/secoalv/en/...nsuchende.html

Good luck!
Thanks, but I only have 3 months since I've been working in Switzerland. If I get fired, my situation gets desperate.
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Thanks, but I only have 3 months since I've been working in Switzerland. If I get fired, my situation gets desperate.
A relevant question is whether you worked at least nine months in another EU country in the past 24 months. If yes, you could order a PD U1 form from your previous EU country. To speed up the process, you could order this form tonight:

"The U1 form certifies your periods of insurance in another EU country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland that will be taken into account for the calculation of unemployment benefits.
You can obtain it from the national employment service of the last country/ies where you worked and you should submit it to the national employment service of the country where you wish to apply for benefits.
It corresponds to the old E301 form."

https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp...&intPageId=980

https://www.proz.com/kudoz/romanian/...arul-pdu1.html

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Because I donít have anything they can sell to cover the sum. I donít own a house even in my own country.
You do not go to jail over owed rent.
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Because I donít have anything they can sell to cover the sum. I donít own a house even in my own country.
luckily, you're not in the middle east and you can't be put in jail for debts.
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Only that is hard to find a replacement.
Why do you think it is hard to find someone to take over the rental contract?
Have you already tried what telescope suggested:
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How much is the rent?
How many rooms

One 2-room apartment plus separate kitchen, 15 min from station for 1100 was flooded for application

Some applications were sent like they were work application with recommendation for the pope

Some applicants just wanted to know the agency name, without visiting the apartment (I made very exhaustive and good photos )

In 1 hours from appearing online there were more than 50 requests

After 5 hours we had 100+ visiting requests


I strongly advice you to use facebook for advertising for free
and failed? If so, why isn't your search working?
Do your ads - whether in facebook or in tutti or in anibis - perhaps lack some of the information, or good photos?
Is your current apartment very undesirable?
It is in a bad area?
Is it very expensive?
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Old 10.01.2021, 23:51
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Re: Tenancy agreement - what happens if i get fired?

Rents a little hogh due to the fact that itís firnished and in close proximity to the Hotel school
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Re: Tenancy agreement - what happens if i get fired?

I suggest you just go ahead and post an ad here: https://www.englishforum.ch/property-offered/.

There are often people on this forum looking for accommodation.

It helps if you include a few realistic photos and a sketch floor-plan. Specify the rental and the date from which you would like the next tenant to take over the place from you.

Better that that, though, would be if you don't lose your job.
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If you lose your job, the best thing to do is give notice as required and work hard to find a replacement tenant. In German that's called a nachmieter. I don't know the term in French or Italian. A replacement tenant is someone who agrees to take over the existing lease including length of lease and costs.
If you present a suitable prospective replacement tenant (and suitable means that he landlord would suffer no negative effets by renting to them instead of to you) then the landlord must release you from the tenancy agreement. Then you will be completely free from your contractual obligation to the landlord, and the agreement is ended.

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Rav - to sublet your appartment should be a breeze, I understand your unfortunate situation, covid creates many lay-offs and bankrupcies. You should better inform your landlord if in fact that situation is coming. Maybe they have family/friends that need to take over. But it sounds like then you wouldn't have where to live at all? Would you leave immediately? Good luck with all.
In your case, since you intend to leave Switzerland if you lose your job, I would advise against a sublet. You see, if you sub-let you still remain fully responsible towards the landlord until the end of your tenancy contract, and during that while you will be the landlord of your sub-tenant (whom you hope will pay their rent to you, reliably).

Therefore, subletting should be a last resort. Take that route only in the case that your landlord will not release you from the contract because you absolutely cannot present someone as replacement tenant who wants to take over your contract on the same terms as you have.
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I have no intention on subletting. I want to leave either way, so I want to pass on my contract.

I have a couple of days left I think until I can post in the marketplace.

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I have no intention on subletting. I want to leave either way, so I want to pass on my contract.
Ahem, some flexibility?
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If I get fired, I'm leaving due to the fact that I am to new and employers won't take me due to that. So i don't really have any flexibility...
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If I get fired, I'm leaving due to the fact that I am to new and employers won't take me due to that. So i don't really have any flexibility...
Are you in your probation time?
You won't get any salary next month if you are fired tomorrow?

What is the status with the apartment? Have you taken photo and put online the ads?
Flatfox is free and works on multiple platform
Facebook is the best

you have an expensive apartment but also in a very nice position

You just need to have an application that can pay for the rent and you are free to go

If you are fired tomorrow, it's the 12th of January, the salary this month will arrive
you have 2 weeks to find a nachmieter which is totally not impossible in Lausanne

Whatever school that is, get on facebook and join all the group related to that school/whatever
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Are you in your probation time?
You won't get any salary next month if you are fired tomorrow?

What is the status with the apartment? Have you taken photo and put online the ads?
Flatfox is free and works on multiple platform
Facebook is the best

you have an expensive apartment but also in a very nice position

You just need to have an application that can pay for the rent and you are free to go

If you are fired tomorrow, it's the 12th of January, the salary this month will arrive
you have 2 weeks to find a nachmieter which is totally not impossible in Lausanne

Whatever school that is, get on facebook and join all the group related to that school/whatever
Yes, I'm on my probation period and I will only have enough money to return home.
I did post it on Facebook, but nothing so far.
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Re: Tenancy agreement - what happens if i get fired?

I believe you have to present 3 solvent candidates and if the landlord rejects all 3, then the contract can be cancelled.

You can't be sent to jail, so no worries there.

Talk to your landlord. He may be sympathetic. Offer to pay a one month penalty and he may let you go, especially when he realises it may be futile trying to come after you.
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Yes, I'm on my probation period and I will only have enough money to return home.
I did post it on Facebook, but nothing so far.
Try go sticking adds on the board of the Hotel School, CHUV's board and Migros and Coops in La Sallaz. Post on Anibis. Put a paying ad in the 24Heures.
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Re: Tenancy agreement - what happens if i get fired?

Again, you will need to provide one tenant who wishes to take over. Then the landlord HAS to let you off the hook. Plenty of threads on this on the forum on how to do it best.

Don't worry and don't leave without paying.
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