No work, no rent: Tenants grapple with mounting debt, shrinking benefits


With lower rent collections and tenants moving out early, some experts forecast rent declines by year's end.

The Orange County Register (July 27, 2020) -- Los Angeles and Orange counties — which have higher numbers of workers in the hard-hit hospitality and service sectors — are seeing tenants breaking their leases and moving out, with or without their landlords’ consent. The two counties had a net loss of about 7,600 households, Willett said.

U.S. Census Bureau survey found that 22% of Southern California tenants said they failed to pay their June rent on time. Thirty-seven percent said they have little to no confidence they’ll be able to make their next payment on time.

Read more at: The Orange County Register