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.

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.

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.