MidwestMultifamily How is life changing for renters during COVID-19? Apartment Guide counts the ways Dan Rafter September 30, 2020 How has COVID-19 changed the lives of apartment renters throughout the country? More are wearing masks, with many wearing them every time they leave their apartments. Those hunting for apartments are often relying on virtual tours of available units. And more renters are working from home and relying on food-delivery services several times a week.