CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Bay Ridge tenants and community organizations, in alliance with a broad citywide coalition, rallied outside the district office of Senator Martin Golden, calling on him to co-sponsor the repeal of vacancy decontrol. Thirty percent of residents of Senate District 22 depend on rent regulation to protect against excessive rent increases and baseless evictions. Vacancy decontrol puts these rent regulated units in jeopardy. Senator Golden, despite his professed support of tenant causes, has not co-sponsored S2237-A, legislation that would close this loophole.
Rents up, incomes down, squeeze is on for city’s immigrant tenants
A press conference to release important new research findings about housing challenges faced by immigrant New Yorkers, with recommendations on how to address them.