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We delivered 500+ postcards to @SenatorPeralta to demand an end to the eviction bonus and preferential rent.

Thank you Iryna Yafimchyk from Working Families for the photos!


Tenants Trick or Treat at Senator Peralta’s Office for Stronger Rent Laws

 

Constituents faced with steep rent increases call on the IDC to pass key legislation that will tackle root causes of affordable housing crisis
QUEENS, NEW YORK — More than 50 tenants in Halloween costumes, along with local community organizations and legal advocates will trick or treat at Senator Peralta’s office to ask for the passage of three bills to protect tenants from being priced out of NYC; S.3482 would repeal Vacancy Decontrol, S.6527 will reform Preferential Rent and S.1593 would repeal the Vacancy Bonus. Tenants are calling on Senator Peralta to make these bills top priorities of the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) by getting four more of his colleges to sponsor the legislation and a commitment from Jeff Klein, the leader of the IDC to bring the bills to the floor at the start of the 2018 legislative session. Hundreds of postcards from constituents of the 13th State Senate district will be delivered to his office during the event.

WHAT: Trick or Treat and Press Confe…