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COVID-19 and rent: Q&A with Ricardo Tranjan and Hannah Aldridge
Published on 29/05/2020
Ricardo Tranjan (Senior Researcher, CCPA-Ontario) and Hannah Aldridge (Policy Analyst, Maytree) joined Erika Shaker, the CCPA’s National Office Director, for a conversation about the rise of rent arrears during COVID-19 and what governments should do about it.
Produced and recorded by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).
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