Renters are dealing with the ramifications of living under weak tenant protections as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all of us. We know renters don't have adequate measures to hold their landlord accountable and that there are plenty of loopholes bad landlords can take advantage of. But we need to hear from you about what challenges you face and what protections you need.
As unemployment claims continue to soar, we have seen that nearly one-third of renters have been unable to pay their rent nationwide. To stabilize our communities and protect us all from economic devastation, we need to build strong policies to protect renting families from debt and homelessness.