New York, NY – June 7, 2013 – (RealEstateRama)
What: NYC Tenants and grassroots organizations from around the city will gather at a rally in support of stronger regulations for rent law enforcement, in order to prevent illegal overcharges, harassment and eviction. Immediately following the rally, tenants will testify at a hearing to review the state housing agency’s proposed amendments the rules regarding rent regulation enforcement.
Where: Outside 1 Bowling Green
When: Monday, June 10, 2013, 9:00 AM
Who: Representatives from Senator Daniel Squadron, Senator Liz Krueger, Assemblymember Micah Z. Kellner, Assemblymember Linda D. Rosenthal and Assemblymember Richard N. Gottfried’s offices as well as tenants and grassroots community groups from all five boroughs of New York City, including – Asian Americans for Equality, Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, CASA-New Settlement Apartments, Flatbush Tenants Coalition @ FDC, Good Old Lower East Side, Housing Conservation Coordinators, Make the Road New York, Minkwon Center for Community Action, Tenants and Neighbors, Queens Housing Coalition, St. Nicks Alliance, List in formation.
Media Visuals: Tenants from across the city, chanting and holding multilingual signs as they demand stronger tenant protections.
Sam Stein, , 212 608 4320 (office), 917 376 7444 (cell)