• BreakThrough Staff

Ithaca Becomes First City to Cancel Rent


The small city of Ithaca, N.Y. has voted to cancel the rents for the duration of the pandemic. BreakThrough interviews tenant organizer Daisy Wiley on how it happened, and — with the rent due again next week — what happens now. Similar measures have been adopted worldwide, but not in the U.S., where the crisis has hit the hardest.