Two companies immediately announced on Monday, January 23, that they had filed lawsuits against Twitter for non-payment of rent for office space where the company's headquarters are located.
According to The Wall Street JournalSri Nine Market Square LLC, which owns the San Francisco building where the microblogging service is headquartered, filed a lawsuit against Twitter on Monday. The lawsuit alleges that Twitter failed to pay $3.36 million in office rent in December 2022 and the same amount this January.
Today, January 24, about a lawsuit filed against Twitter demanding payment of a rent debt reported the trustees of the British Crown, which owns the building that houses the London headquarters of Twitter. The lawsuit was filed in the High Court of London last week. The amount owed by Twitter has not been specified.
These are not the first lawsuits filed against Twitter for non-payment of rent. Previously reportedthat a lawsuit against the company for non-payment of rent for $ 136.26 thousand was filed by the landlord of one of the Twitter offices in San Francisco. AND The New York Times reported that Twitter stopped paying rent in mid-December, after Elon Musk became the head of the company. In this way, the entrepreneur decided to reduce the company's costs.