Pay the rent or eat? Suddenly jobless Americans face dilemma

Pay the rent or eat? Suddenly jobless Americans face dilemma

San Francisco (AFP) - Terra Thomas, one of the millions of Americans who have lost their income due to the coronavirus pandemic, was stuck between a rock and a hard place -- pay her rent or put food on the table?"Looking at my finances, it was, 'do I give the last little bit of my money to my landlord -- who has a billion-dollar corporation -- or do I save this for necessities like food and health care?'" said Thomas, who lives in Oakland in the San Francisco Bay area.Thomas is participating in a "rent strike" with four other residents in her building, a growing movement across the US among pe...

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