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Shani Robin on the porch of her building in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been organizing a rent strike with fellow tenants. Photo:

Meet the Tenants Who Refuse to Pay Rent

The rent was due on April 1 and these tenants have no intention of paying it — not now, not ever

Terra Thomas, a 35-year-old florist in Oakland, knew things were going to get ugly. On March 11, California Gov. Gavin Newsom , and a wedding she was doing floral arrangements for downsized to 50 guests…




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