From the Mitchell-Lama Film Project: New Day for New York, putting "affordable housing" in the office of a luxury development who wants to put luxury housing on NYCHA grounds.
A common misconception is that these tenants are all rich people from Manhattan. A recent study shows that most rent stabilized households make less than $38,000 per year, and the Bronx has the highest ratio of regulated housing; four out of five apartments there are rent regulated. The same study, produced by the City of New York, says a record number of rent stabilized tenants are in danger of not being able to pay rent and getting evicted. Meanwhile, they face the highest rent increases in five years while their landlords reported an overall profit.
Council Member Letitia James and State Senator Daniel Squadron (or a staff member) will speak about the 421-A tax break scandal, and will take questions.
Everyone (regardless of whether you're running for office or not) is invited to the next R3 meeting, where agenda items will include forming new steering & legislative committees, a discussion of R3's impact on the Moreland Commission, and our outreach and base-building plan.
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What: Real Rent Reform Meeting
When: Monday, Sept 23, 7-9pm
Where: 593 Columbus Ave
(at 88th and Columbus), Manhattan
Getting there: 1,B,C to 86th Street
For more info, contact: 718-864-3932
R3 is a coalition of tenants, community groups, legal support, and labor unions.
Click HERE to visit R3 on the web.