Our country is struggling immensely at the moment with millions now facing unemployment and uncertainty.
So many of us are unable to pay our rent, but thanks to the generosity of Michael Che, 160 apartments are now secure for the next month.
Keep scrolling to learn about his kind act and how the government needs to be doing more...
The government has made a lot of promises over the last month.
@WhiteHouse https://t.co/g2iWGq6KPR— DesPa (@DesPa)1585523403.0
The blanket economy devastation has prompted a fierce debate.How long can the country stay closed for business thanks to the global pandemic?
President Trump expressed optimism in late March.He explained that he might be able to tell workers to get back to business by Easter, April 12th. But obviously, that wasn't the case.
Now, the White House says guidelines will remain in place until the end of April.
"Every citizen, family, and business can make the difference in stopping the virus. This is our shared patriotic du… https://t.co/uCxKYSi13X— The White House (@The White House)1585836823.0
But new estimates have been released...
The most important thing Americans can do for one another is practice the mitigation strategies in the President's… https://t.co/Cyw609Lxi7— The White House (@The White House)1585834010.0
The secretary of Labour, Eugene Scalia, can't even give us answers.
The #FFCRA and its unprecedented paid leave provisions reflect @POTUS’s commitment to supporting American workers a… https://t.co/UifFqzMKxH— Secretary Scalia (@Secretary Scalia)1585768181.0
But he couldn't say when people would actually start receiving the money.
@JoeBiden @Mark_Sheppard Tell us again that the system works, Joe. Tell us it works when our sitting president is w… https://t.co/NrB4x4ZJPG— Lost in Words...he/him (@Lost in Words...he/him)1585170184.0
It won't ever have to be repaid.
We know you have many questions about #COVID19. For the latest information, rely on official sources: For health… https://t.co/5VtYtkGZJ0— Treasury Department (@Treasury Department)1585782215.0
The economists didn't expect it to be this bad.
As a former insurance exec I knew my old industry was out of touch, but this is bad: The industry got some rightwin… https://t.co/zui1pbCpHl— Wendell Potter (@Wendell Potter)1585841536.0
The American job market is imploding like never before.
6.6 MILLION AMERICANS FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT LAST WEEK. Double what economists expected. People are losing health… https://t.co/EVAOJQjXFp— Peter Daou (@Peter Daou)1585831563.0
And things are only getting worse...
Many people are now scared.Not only of the virus itself but of the implications it has regardless. You could lose your job, you mightn't be able to afford your rent? What will you do?
The government simply isn't doing enough to help people pay their rent and bills...But thankfully, Michael Che has stepped in.
For those who aren't familiar...
via: IMDBMichael Che is a stand-up comedian and actor who is very popular here in the States.
The Saturday Night Live star has just put on his Superman cape...
via: IMDBHe has just announced that he will be paying a month's worth of rent for tenants in one of New York City's housing projects.
He made his announcement via Instagram...
It is shameful that the government isn't stepping up during this time of need...
God Bless Michael Che, paying the rent for 160 people. He is not a mega millionaire celebrity. He is rich compared… https://t.co/9WCdLKniK6— Carmine Sabia (@Carmine Sabia)1587032063.0
Michael's grandmother sadly passed away from the virus recently...
Michael Che's generosity is so admirable...particularly because he's not super wealthy (very comfortable, though!)… https://t.co/NjvbILhhkm— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@Yashar Ali 🐘)1586998645.0
But as many have pointed out...
"Michael Che" What a noble thing to do. I hear #Trump's a slum lord, maybe he can show some leadership and forgive… https://t.co/4Qfj975hpF— L.W. Samuelson (@L.W. Samuelson)1587033613.0
Thank you, Michael, for your kind act of generosity...
via: TwitterAnd we sincerely hope that our government will take this as an example of how to deal with this pandemic crisis. Make sure to keep scrolling to learn about the man who his his symptoms to visit his wife in hospital...