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Small-Scale Landlords Can’t Just #CancelRent

Mom-and-pop landlords have been hit hard by the pandemic. But activists say there’s room for them in the #CancelRent movement.

A woman walks by graffiti in Los Angeles supporting a rent strike during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images

Jurdon Gold had been a renter almost his entire life. Born in Oakland, Gold, like many in the Bay Area, had never lived in a house he or his family owned. That changed in 2015…

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Jack Herrera

Jack Herrera

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…is an independent reporter covering immigration, refugee issues and human rights. His work has appeared in The Nation, Pacific Standard, and USA TODAY.