25 Mar 2020

Renters anxious about money during lockdown

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 25 March 2020

Some renters are becoming increasingly anxious about not being able to pay their rent as the lockdown looms.

The government announced yesterday that banks have agreed people hit in the pocket by Covid-19 can have a six-month mortgage holiday repayment scheme.

But there are concerns those benefits won't trickle down to renters.

Renters United spokesperson, Anna Mooney, speaks to Māni Dunlop.