University Village rent strike pushes for rent forgiveness, faces struggles over enrollment, evictions

Image of rent strike poster
Matt Gibson/Staff
Residents of University Village in Albany, or UVA, have been pushing for rent forgiveness, engaging in a rent strike that has been occurring for about one year. The advocacy for rent forgiveness comes in light of the continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

An approximately yearlong rent strike led by residents of University Village in Albany is continuing to push for rent forgiveness in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read More…