By Prince Golez
President Rodrigo Duterte is urging landlords to be compassionate and give their tenants rent relief.
In his pre-taped public address Thursday, Duterte asked home owners to waiver rent during the coronavirus crisis.
“Marami akong na-receive na report galing sa mga tao na nakatira sa upahan, they are being pressured to pay,” the President said.
“I’d like to ask the owners na kung maaari to suspend, wag munang hingiin kasi wala talaga, naghihirap ngayon. Ang sa kamay ng tao ngayon they are saving it for the rainy days to come,” he added.
Duterte has extended the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon to April 30 to help contain the spread of the deadly virus.