This is the year New York’s real-estate empires are striking back — with tacit support from Mayor Eric Adams.…
Tenant power in the city mounts; calls grow for the passage of the Good Cause Eviction bill.
Three busloads of activists and organizers from the Housing Justice for All coalition traveled to the state capitol to demand housing policies that benefit the many not the few.
“There’s got to be a better way to handle the situation,” says one homeless man who ended up on the streets following an eviction. “It’s inhumane to not let people sleep in the subway system.”
The City’s haphazard enforcement of laws mandating heat and hot water during winter months leaves many tenants shivering and forced to use risky space heaters.
Eviction defenders tabling outside help at-risk tenants learn their rights, use them.
In recent months, many of the biggest names in Manhattan real estate have joined the multi-million dollar fundraising bandwagon that brought Adams, the would-be “blue-collar mayor,” to Martha’s Vineyard and the Hamptons.