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03/3/2021 | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

#CancelRent & #CancelMortgages: How It Works

Why? As many as 40 million people nationwide face eviction due to inability to pay rent.

    Millions more are likely shouldering unsustainable debt, dipping into savings, or cutting food and medications to make rent. But unemployment insurance, stimulus checks, and rental assistance funds are leaving out millions of needy renters. 

    We need to:

    • Forgive Rent for All Renters
    • Forgive Mortgage Payments 
    • Provide Added Relief to Needy Landlords 
    • Create an Affordable Housing Acquisition Fund 
    • Tax Corporate Landlords 

    Download the fact sheet to learn more about how forgiving rent and mortgages would work.