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‘Tenant Bill of Rights’ Will Help New Yorkers Hold Landlords Accountable  
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‘Tenant Bill of Rights’ Will Help New Yorkers Hold Landlords Accountable  

Brooklyn building. Photo by Anthony Fomin [https://unsplash.com/@aginsbrook?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] onUnsplash. [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/brooklyn?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] NEW YORK CITY — Today, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer called for legislation creating a “Tenant Bill

Are You Being Harassed By Your Landlord? Attend These Town Halls With Borough President Eric Adams
All Saints Church

Are You Being Harassed By Your Landlord? Attend These Town Halls With Borough President Eric Adams

Neighbors protested [/blog/news/after-ceiling-collapses-mold-rodents-roaches-and-more-tenants-at-125-east-18-street-raise-their-voices-to-say-we-are-fighting-back#prettyPhoto] landlord Moshe Piller’s treatment of tenants at an E. 18th Street apartment building last year.Borough President Eric Adams [http://brooklyn-usa.org/] and civil rights attorney Norman Siegel [http://stellp.com/nsiegel.html] are kicking off the first of three tenant harassment town

Tenant Advocates Continue Push For Rent Reform Following Mass Arrests In Albany
Councilman Jumaane Williams

Tenant Advocates Continue Push For Rent Reform Following Mass Arrests In Albany

Assembly member Rodneyse Bichotte was one of numerous elected officials arrested at a rent reform rally in Albany Wednesday. Photo via the Flatbush Tenant Coalition [https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.849332008473942.1073741871.268117579928724&type=1] After about 60 legislators and tenant advocates were arrested [/blog/news/council-members-jumaane-williams-laurie-cumbo-arrested-while-protesting-for-stronger-rent-laws-in-albany]

Local Lawmakers Slam City Property Tax Exemption Program, Saying It Has Lined Developers’ Pockets & Paved The Way For Gentrification
Brad Lander

Local Lawmakers Slam City Property Tax Exemption Program, Saying It Has Lined Developers’ Pockets & Paved The Way For Gentrification

Councilman Jumaane Williams at the hearing he led Thursday on the 421-a property tax exemption program. Photo by William Alatriste/NYC Council [https://www.flickr.com/photos/nyccouncil/16398315345/]Local legislators slammed the city’s 421-a property tax exemption program [http://www.nyc.gov/html/hpd/html/developers/ahp.shtml]

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Beigel’s Bakery Will Become A Five Story Apartment & Retail Building

Last week, news emerged that the Beigel’s Bakery [http://beigelsbakery.com] building on Waverly Avenue between Atlantic and Fulton had been purchased by developers for $23.5 million. The New York Daily News [http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/real-estate/real-estate-developer-buys-beloved-clinton-hill-kosher-bakery-23-5m-article-1.2000008] was the first to report that Madison Realty

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