COVID-19 Is Worsening a Housing Crisis That Started Long Before the Virus
Truthout interviews Kamau Walton, National Communications Organizer of Right to the City Alliance about Cancel Rent and the Beyond Recovery Campaign.
31% Can’t Pay the Rent: ‘It’s Only Going to Get Worse’
As the economic shutdown pares tenants’ incomes, April payments have been reduced, deferred or withheld. Some landlords see their property at risk.
Millions of People Can’t Pay Rent. Here’s How Some Are Organizing.
Tenants and housing groups across the country are calling for a pause on rent and mortgage payments.
Rally Participants Call For Cancellation Of Payments In Wake Of Covid-19
Oakland City Councilwoman Nikki Fortunato Bas and other Bay Area speakers joined a national digital rally on Wednesday calling for government entities to cancel rent, mortgage and utility payments in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Rent Strike Nation
Interest in tenant activism has surged in the face of the coronavirus. Organizers are trying to seize the moment and build a movement.