Second Take: Inside the movement for a national rent strike

Tenants are organizing on a mass scale. Should landlords be worried?

National /
Apr.April 10, 2020 03:30 PM

“We think landlords are going to need help too — someone should be organizing landlords.”

It’s not every day that you hear tenant organizers talking this way. But these are not normal times. Reporter Georgia Kromrei went deep into the national tenant movement to bring readers a detailed picture about how they are organizing in preparation for a mass rent strike, a move that would wreak havoc on the multifamily market.

In this edition of Second Take, she joined TRD‘s Hiten Samtani to discuss.

Check out the video above, and read the full story here.


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