Can you pay the rent on May 1? Here’s what to do if you can’t

News Story (California, District of Columbia, NATIONAL, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

Anna Bahney
CNN Business, CNN
April 27, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Community Legal Services (CLS) of Philadelphia, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley (San Jose), Tzedek DC


Across the country, tenant advocates and housing lawyers are sounding alarms that an increasing number of renters will not be able to pay rent on May 1st. If you can’t pay your rent, this is what civil legal advocates say you should do.