Saturday, March 24, 2012

Rent Guidelines Board hearing May 1st - Be There!



PROTEST HIGHER RENTS!

 The Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) holds its 

Preliminary Vote on rent increases on 

Monday, May 1, 2012 at 5:30 PM at Cooper Union


The RGB has voted for unaffordable rent increases for NYC’s 99% despite reports that most landlords (the 1%) are doing quite well. Do you struggle to get basic repairs? Is your landlord deregulating apartments to charge “market” rents? Demand an end to unfair rent hikes.

Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Sign up to speak : call the RGB at 212-385-2934


And even if you don't want to speak, come and support those who do!

Directions (MTA Transit Info at 718-330-1234):
Subway:  “6” train to Astor Place or “R” train to East 8th Street and walk 1 block east to Cooper Union.

Bus: From south of E 8th St, take  a  cross town bus to Park Row or Bowery & change to “103 bus” uptown to E 8th St.

Bus: From north of E 8th St, take a cross town bus to Lexington Ave/3rd Ave. & take “101,102 or 103 bus” downtown to E 8th St.


For more information and tips on preparing for the hearings:
Tenants & Neighbors 212-608-4320, www.tandn.org
Met Council on Housing 212-979-6238, www.metcouncil.net
For SRO tenants: call Goddard Riverside SRO Law Project 212-799-9638