1 in 3 Can’t Pay the Rent — Isn’t it Time to Cancel It?

An estimated one third of Americans did not pay rent in April, amplifying calls to demand a nationwide rent cancellation for the duration of the COVID pandemic. As New York Governor Cuomo insists the 90 moratorium on evictions is adequate, NYC Mayor deBlasio endorses a “renters relief” bill. But is this bill enough for the millions of New Yorkers in desperate need during this unprecedented economic crisis?

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