Mayor de Blasio’s opposition to a luxury development at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden stands in stark contrast to his support for four super-towers that would loom over one of Lower Manhattan’s last working class neighborhoods.
Brooklyn activists save former underground railroad stop from wrecking ball, plan next steps.
Protest planned for this Saturday at 1:45 pm after property owners announce April 7 eviction date.
Victory follows years of struggle to preserve the house at 227 Duffield Street — now 227 Abolitionist Place.
Landlords routinely break the law by refusing to rent to rental voucher holders. The Unlock NYC tech collaborative has partnered with tenant groups to create an innovative tool that could help end that practice.
Critics vow to fight on after Community Board One votes in favor of a massive rezoning of the popular recreational site in the middle of New York Harbor.
Tenant organizers in Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Missouri, Illinois & California speak out.
While we fight for federal and state support to cancel back rent, protect tenants from eviction, and make small landlords whole, we need to lay the groundwork for a future where working-class New Yorkers are never this vulnerable again.
“I want to take care of my community because the government is not doing it,” says one protester.
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