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The Mercury News (June 6, 2020) -- The National Multifamily Housing Council reported that 93.3 percent of tenants made full or partial rent payments by May 27, slightly up from the prior month. In the Bay Area, payment rates for early May ranged from 89.6 percent in the San Jose metro to 88 percent in San Francisco and San Mateo County, and 85.9 percent in Oakland and the East Bay, according to real estate data firm RealPage.

“The results are definitely encouraging,” said RealPage analyst Adam Couch. But supplemental unemployment payments of up to $600 a week end in July, he added, and “that could mean some problems in August.”

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