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The coronavirus pandemic brought unprecedented hardship to renters, at one point leaving as many as 40 million people at risk of losing their homes.
It also led to action.
Over the last two years, states and cities have passed dozens of laws granting tenants additional rights.
“The Covid pandemic has seen a new era of renter protections across the U.S.,” said Kshama Sawant, a member of the Seattle City Council.
“Facing this mountain of debt and a likely tsunami of…