Rent Comes Due For L.A. Tenants Struggling In A Pandemic
Rent is now coming due for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic, and many Los Angeles tenants won’t be able to pay.
About a third of L.A. renters were already spending half their income or more on housing alone — and that was before many lost their income in the wake of coronavirus-related business closures.
Some L.A. landlords are trying to work out a payment plan with their tenants. But others are saying rent is due in full — despite state and local ordinances that aim to give renters some relief.
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