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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Only 5 Affordable Devpts in Bklyn in 4 years (but lots of tax subsidies)

THE REAL DEAL  (and see the NY Daily News)

Brooklyn affordability study calls for more below-market units

Jaron Benjamin of Met Council
Only 6% of the nearly 4,440 units built were affordable for low and moderate-income households
April 03, 2014 12:20PM
Only five apartment buildings built in Brooklyn between 2008 and 2012 included below-market-rate units, according to a new report from an affordable housing advocacy group.
In those five years, 61 buildings built in the borough will receive a total of $158 million in tax breaks, according to the report, released today by the Real Affordability for All Campaign. Only six percent of the nearly 4,440 units built were affordable for low- and moderate-income households.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Mayor Appoints 5 New Members to Rent Guidelines Board

Tenants need a freeze - not an increase - for leases to be renewed for the year beginning October 1, 2014.NY Daily News:  Mayor de Blasio names five to NYC Rent Guidelines Board  
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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9:03 AM 

A Rent Guidelines Board meeting.
JEFFERSON SIEGEL FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - THE AUDIENCE AT A RENT GUIDELINES BOARD MEETING. 

Thursday, March 13, 2014

March 27 at 9 AM: RENT FREEZE RALLY at RGB

2014: YEAR OF THE RENT FREEZE



A Report of Tenant Experiences
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Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 9 AM sharp!
1 Centre Street (the Municipal Building)   
RALLY & PRESS CONFERENCE                
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Join a coalition of city-wide tenants, advocates,  and elected officials at the first meeting of the Rent Guidelines Board as we demand that the Mayor's new Board vote for what all New Yorkers need -  A RENT FREEZE!     Let's make it happen.