Second Take: Inside the movement for a national rent strike

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

TRD 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.


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?

What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?

What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?
The Observation Deck at Hudson Yards (Credit: Adam Pogoff)

Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere

Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere
(iStock)

Dead weight: A breakdown of NYC’s rental listing glut

Dead weight: A breakdown of NYC’s rental listing glut
(Getty)

Manhattan rents fall below $3,000 for first time since 2011

Manhattan rents fall below $3,000 for first time since 2011
The National Multifamily Housing Council’s monthly payment tracker found that 90.6 percent of those households paid some rent by Oct. 20. (iStock)

Rent collections in market-rate apartments stagnate in October

Rent collections in market-rate apartments stagnate in October
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams (Getty; iStock)

“It’s compliance warfare”: Industry slams landlord accountability bills

“It’s compliance warfare”: Industry slams landlord accountability bills
Pretium CEO Don Mullen and Ares Management CEO Michael Arougheti (Photos via Pretium; Getty)

Pretium, Ares agree to buy Front Yard Residential

Pretium, Ares agree to buy Front Yard Residential
San Francisco and New York (iStock)

San Francisco rents continued unprecedented slide

San Francisco rents continued unprecedented slide
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...