rent strike

Definition of "rent strike"
  1. The collective action undertaken by tenants where they deliberately refrain from paying rent, usually to protest against excessive charges
How to use "rent strike" in a sentence
  1. Amidst rising housing costs, the renters in the building decided to start a rent strike.
  2. The tenants launched a rent strike to protest against the sudden increase in rental rates without any improvements to the living conditions.
  3. On facing continuous negligence from the landlord regarding necessary repairs, the residents threatened to stage a rent strike.

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