So many renters are scared these days. May 1 has come and gone and it is expected that a significant number were not able to come up with the money for their rent. Without a doubt, their stories are heartbreaking: Families that have lost their jobs, have little savings as fallback and in some cases are terrified they won’t be able to feed and properly house and educate their children.
Some renters, though, are also angry and on the first of the month they demonstrated that anger by participating in a rent strike held across several cities in the US. A quick perusal on Twitter (#rentstrike and #cancelrent will do the trick) illustrates just how much ill will these renters hold towards their landlords.
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