With rent almost due, LA City Council considers $100 million relief plan

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Many tenants are struggling to pay rent during the pandemic. The LA City Council is considering a $100 million rent relief plan. Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW

The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay. It’s also a political message, and the LA City Council is responding. It’s considering a $100 million rent relief plan.

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Guest:
Liam Dillon - LA Times reporter covering housing affordability - @dillonliam

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Caleigh Wells, Angie Perrin