The cases of Joyce Webster and Janina Davis point to a pattern of the police and prosecutors aiding and abetting landlord abuse of their tenants, particularly those who are Black women.
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.”