The Mulhousien said he was very shocked by this refusal, which he considered linked to a form of discrimination.
An Alsatian was refused the rental of a cottage near the forest of Paimpont, in Brittany, when the owner of this vacation rental learned that he came from an area classified red on the map of France of coronavirus, reports Wednesday May 27 France Bleu Alsace.
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When Jacques Lindecker writes a confirmation email for the rental of the gîte, he specifies that “delighted as an Alsatian to discover Brittany”. A precision that displeases the owner. This one rejects the Mulhousien, explaining that after consultation with his wife, he no longer wishes to rent him his gîte. “You are dangerous, you are in the red zone, it’s canceled, we refuse”he writes to Jacques Lindecker, stating that he was afraid of contamination for his children.
Jacques Lindecker says he is deeply shocked by this refusal, which he considers linked to a form of discrimination. He was able to find another more welcoming gîte for his holidays, on the side of the mayors of Guérande, in Loire-Atlantique.