Renters who received eviction notices at their flat units showed at their landlord’s mansion in this 2018 event. This time, victims of Covid-19 are ‘better protected’ by sympathetic governments and interest groups. Photo: Los Angeles Tenants Union Renters who received eviction notices at their flat units showed at their landlord’s mansion in this 2018 event. This time, victims of Covid-19 are ‘better protected’ by sympathetic governments and interest groups. Photo: Los Angeles Tenants Union
Renters who received eviction notices at their flat units showed at their landlord’s mansion in this 2018 event. This time, victims of Covid-19 are ‘better protected’ by sympathetic governments and interest groups. Photo: Los Angeles Tenants Union
Christopher Dillon
Opinion

Opinion

Concrete Analysis by Christopher Dillon

Covid-19 and the end of the amateur landlord in Hong Kong and elsewhere

  • Investors or owners hoping to sell a home with a delinquent tenant will need to offer a steep discount
  • Small-time landlords taking large losses are unlikely to receive much sympathy as tenants hit by Covid-19 gain support

Renters who received eviction notices at their flat units showed at their landlord’s mansion in this 2018 event. This time, victims of Covid-19 are ‘better protected’ by sympathetic governments and interest groups. Photo: Los Angeles Tenants Union Renters who received eviction notices at their flat units showed at their landlord’s mansion in this 2018 event. This time, victims of Covid-19 are ‘better protected’ by sympathetic governments and interest groups. Photo: Los Angeles Tenants Union
Renters who received eviction notices at their flat units showed at their landlord’s mansion in this 2018 event. This time, victims of Covid-19 are ‘better protected’ by sympathetic governments and interest groups. Photo: Los Angeles Tenants Union
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