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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

‘You Don’t Have Money To Give, But You Have People Power’: Lessons From The Flatbush Tenant Coalition’s Trip To Albany
Flatbush Tenant Coalition trip to Albany

‘You Don’t Have Money To Give, But You Have People Power’: Lessons From The Flatbush Tenant Coalition’s Trip To Albany

Flatbush Tenant Coalition members advocate for stronger rent laws on the steps of the capitol building.As our neighbors ended their day of lobbying in Albany [/blog/news/following-the-affordable-housing-fight] Tuesday and made their way back to the bus, shielding their faces from the clumps of wet snow covering our state’

With Beers & Cheers, Neighbors Join Flatbush Tenant Coalition’s Fight For Affordable Housing
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With Beers & Cheers, Neighbors Join Flatbush Tenant Coalition’s Fight For Affordable Housing

Fingers clamped around cups brimming with beer, the neighbors crammed into Bar Chord [barchordnyc.com] for the Flatbush Tenant Coalition fundraiser [/blog/events/sunday-drink-beer-fight-affordable-housing-flatbush-tenant-coalition-fundraiser-bar-chord] Sunday afternoon maneuvered hands past the wall of shoulders and bulky winter coats surrounding them in the standing-room-only crowd to raise their glasses and cheer as

Join The Flatbush Tenant Coalition Tomorrow As They Put Brooklyn Housing Court On Trial
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Join The Flatbush Tenant Coalition Tomorrow As They Put Brooklyn Housing Court On Trial

You may have heard the horror stories of neighbors’ experiences in Brooklyn Housing Court [https://www.nycourts.gov/courts/nyc/housing/adminKingsHsg.shtml] –outdated procedures, inadequate translation services, a system heavily biased towards landlords, and a crumbling building–or maybe you’ve been unfortunate enough to experience it for yourself.

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