Hartz-IV-recipients is particularly affected: 300,000 of Electricity for German households

Due to unpaid invoices is to keep in the past year, exactly 296.370 house in Germany, at least temporarily, the electricity had been turned off. The response of

Hartz-IV-recipients is particularly affected: 300,000 of Electricity for German households

Due to unpaid invoices is to keep in the past year, exactly 296.370 house in Germany, at least temporarily, the electricity had been turned off. The response of the Federal government to a written request of the greens group in the Bundestag, as the "ZDF" reported exclusively.

"This is an indictment of a rich country like Germany," denounces the social policy spokesman of the Green party, Sven Lehmann,. "Nearly 300,000 Valves contradict the Dignity of the human person." Without electricity we could not make warm meals and homework. Social participation was without electricity is impossible, therefore, the measure in Lehmann's eyes is often disproportionate. Which is hardly a tenant knows... Our PDF guide to inform you about your rights and obligations as a tenant and explains to brake the Rental price.To the PDF guide

Hartz IV-recipients of current closures

affected, reveals A study by the centre for European economic research, by 2017, especially recipients of basic security – for example, Hartz-IV-receiver – of a power lock are affected. The Problem: While the cost of electricity between the years of 2008 and 2018 climbed almost 40 percent, increased the state allocations for electricity in the rule set of the basic backup, only 27 per cent, as in the "ZDF" reported.

In a study by 2018, the consumer advice centre of North Rhine not found-Westphalia, clear words and commented: "In the case of Hartz IV, the share of electricity from enough". Energy contracts: 80% of all Germans are still paying too much! (Display)

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locks are, since 2011, raised the power supply of The utility may only interrupt, if the customer is a minimum of 100 Euro in default of payment and after receiving a reminder with the threat of a lockout. Before the power is actually turned off, you must put the provider to the consumer the appropriate notice and give him a last chance to payment type. Both the warning as well as the blocking and unblocking of a power supply cost additional fees.

The number of the current block in Germany is levied since 2011. In 2017, almost 344.000 house the power has been turned off in Germany – hence the current statistic reported in comparison to the previous year, a decline.

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Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 09:27

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