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With rent due on Wednesday, a Toronto City Councillor is calling for an immediate rent relief plan for small businesses and commercial landlords amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s the first of the month and renters who have lost income due to the intensifying COVID-19 pandemic are scrambling to make rent as provincial governments offer piecemeal solutions during the ongoing crisis.
As governments ask landlords to be lenient on rent during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say the deferring payments will only delay the problem.
It’s the first of the month, which means some tenants are scrambling to pay rent.
April rent cheques due today, but COVID-19 restrictions causing uncertainty.
Tenants are stressed about not being able to pay–landlords are stressed about getting paid. We're all stressed about all of it.
The city of Hamilton is taking on the role of a third-party intermediary between renters and landlords expected to feel the financial sting of the COVID-19 pandemic in the next month
Many of Hamilton’s 60,000 household renters have lost jobs or income in the pandemic business shutdown.
Posted on March 31, 2020
By Marva Burnett, National President of ACORN Canada
Over 700,000 people have signed a petition calling for rent payments to be cancelled during the COVID-19 crisis.
Province has halted evictions, landlords given a 6-month deferral on mortgages
After two weeks of pleas from residential tenants and small businesses worried about paying their rent on April 1, some landlords have agreed to extend some help.
Nova Scotia tenants and landlords alike are uncertain about how rent will be paid, and feeling like the government isn’t doing enough as April 1 fast approaches.
'When we're saying this is a basic service, we need to prioritize it,’ advocate says
Two of the provinces hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic have banned residential tenant evictions until the crisis ends, but with no promises about what will come afterward, tenants, landlords and activists face bureaucratic chaos, gridlock and potential mass evictions.
Billions in federal and provincial dollars ‘fantastic,’ but more is needed, Eisenberger says
As April 1 draws near and many tenants dealing with a sudden job loss fret over how they will come up with rent there is increasing pressure on various levels of government to act.
Metro Vancouver mayors, housing activists call for a ban on evictions amid COVID-19 pandemic
Many Torontonians who have lost their income because of COVID-19 are hoping the government provides some help when it comes to paying rent.
CityHousing won’t evict anyone for arrears, while Effort Trust offers ‘flexibility’ for hard-up residents