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News - February 19, 2021

It's not landlords versus tenants — everyone's losing

'2021 is starting to look like 2020's fraternal twin,' one property manager says

by Lloyd Lee

Linda Nichols is a Menlo Park massage therapist who saw only 20% of her clients return when San Mateo County allowed personal care services to reopen last June, before she was promptly shut down again due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. The landlord waived a month's rent, but the relief meant little as the costs stacked up over the year.

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