But what landlords will soon learn us that when there are no tenants their priorities have remarkably little value. Evictions work when there are new tenants who can pay who are queueing for property. But such tenants will be few and far between soon. Then the financial crisis really begins.
At which point rents fall given the lack of willing tenants at current prices.
The government could solve this, of course. It could provide statutory deferral periods. And mandatory rent cuts.
Why should the government involve itself in something that is already solved?