ProJo: Landlords say they can't afford ban on evictions

By Katie Mulvaney | Journal Staff Writer

Posted Sep 7, 2020 at 5:21 PM

Landlords are feeling the pain and worry more is to come in the months ahead following the Trump administration's imposition of a moratorium on evictions for tenants who say they are unable to pay their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“It's going to harm landlords. It's going to kill some of them,” said Michael Crane, a Providence lawyer who represents private and public housing entities as well as so-called “mom and pops,” owners of multifamily housing who rely on rent to help make their monthly mortgage.

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