This man named Mario Salerno, of Brooklyn, New York, has canceled the rent for the month of April. Mario wants his tenants to spend their money on groceries instead. He also told them to wash their hands and help their neighbors during these uncertain times.
A generous landlord named Mario Salerno, of Brooklyn, New York has decided to waive rent of the month of April due to this coronavirus outbreak. He told his renters to not worry about paying rent during the shutdown and to spend their money on groceries instead. He also told them to help their neighbors and keep washing hands to stay safe. Mario owns 18 apartment buildings and has about 200 to 300 tenants in total.
People have started panicking due to which local food banks have seen an overwhelming increase in demand as people begin to worry about where their next meals are going to come from.
Lat week, a record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment which is double the record-breaking number seen the week before. Many important steps are being taken by the authorities such as the recent stimulus package that was passed by the U.S. government, but many critics feel that the bill was insufficient for low wage workers.
Curing these uncertain times, when everybody is worried about themselves there are some people who are working selflessly to get their country out of such hard times. One such person is this man Mario Salerno, of Brooklyn, New York, who owns 18 apartment buildings. At the start of the month April, he told his renters to not worry about paying rent during the shutdown and to spend their money on groceries instead.
He told the New York Times about how he has put signs up to tell his tenants to wash their hands and also help their neighbors.
Lisa Scales of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank says resources are a concern amid coronavirus.— CNN (@CNN) March 31, 2020
"We are afraid that eventually we may run out of food. Right now, our food supply is strong, but we have seen a significant increase in demand in just the past two weeks." pic.twitter.com/z77nfrgYve