Ghanaian Lady Condemns High Rent Prices In Accra, Cries Out In Video: "Landlords Why?"
- A lady posted a video on TikTok crying out and calling for landlords in the country to fix their high rent prices
- The video showed the weeping lady lamenting how difficult it was for people to get decent accommodation in a place like Kasoa
- Her video touched the hearts of many people who commented on the post to comfort her and share their thoughts
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A TikToker with the handle @frema_slayqueen got many consoling her when she shared a video crying out about the high cost of rent in Accra. She posted the video with the caption, "I'm dying ".
The lady said landlords should have mercy on renters and added that it seemed people lived and worked in Accra only to give all their hard-earned monies to their landlords.
She added that Kasoa, which used to be an affordable neighbourhood where people could afford to rent with Gh¢300, is now very expensive.
The TikToker also mentioned that real estate agents are headaches for renters since they collect whatever little money is left from tenants after they find accommodation.
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She concluded that her rent was up, and all pleas to her landlord to give her more time to pay her rent fell on deaf ears.
Watch the video below.
Ghanaians react to the lady's message for landlords to reduce rent prices
Many Ghanaians who saw the video felt sorry for the lady and consoled her in the comments. YEN.com.gh samples some reactions below.
Who's that landlord doing this to my favourite TikToker? Please calm down, ok
WKHKYD! Come back home, Ma...we are waiting for you
I always pray for my landlord because he is the best
My sister, come and join me. I stay alone
3 ways tenants can deal with terrible landlords
In an earlier story, YEN.com.gh wrote about how tenants could deal with bad landlords. In Ghana, the rental market favours landlords.
Hence, some of them have abused renters and gotten away with it. There are ways tenants could deal with bad landlords without trouble.
Tenants must stand their ground and confront property owners head-on to insist that the necessary course of action be taken.
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