Showing posts from 2011

Corrosive nature of real estate money on state politics


Gov. Cuomo’s faux victory on behalf of NYC renters


Real Rent Reform Campaign Statement 6/21/2011


Legislature Still at Odds Over Cuomo’s Top Issues



Home Rule Now?


Get on the bus to Albany on Monday


Real Rent Reform 6/16/2011 statement on the rent laws


Gov. Cuomo's comments on rent laws expiration


Cuomo’s Ultimatum On Rent Regulations


Will Albany Allow the Rent Laws to Expire? Does it Matter?



6/2/11 Daily News:Perkins, Rivera arrested for stronger rent laws


Perkins, Rivera arrested in protest over Rent Regulations. BY Glenn Blain State Sen. Bill Perkins (D-Harlem) and Bronx Assemblyman Jose Rivera were among the dozen protestors just arrested for blocking the entranceway to Gov.'s Office in a protest over rent regualtions.
Perkins, Rivera and the others were taken away by state troopers and charged with disorderly conduct, said Lt. Anthony Oliver.
The protest, which featured about 200 protestors chanting "Stronger rent Laws Now, renewal's not enough" started in the War Room, adjacent to Cuomo's second floor office in the Capitol. After comments by Rivera, and Perkins and a few others, the group headed to Cuomo's door.
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat was on hand for the start of the event but departed before people started getting arrested.
About 30 uniformed state troopers kept watch over the fracas .
Watch here.

June 15: Rally for Real Rent Reform


Real Rent Reform To Launch Robo-Tack Vs. Senate GOP's Marty Golden And Andrew Lanza



Bronx pols prepare to battle for fate of rent-stabilized homes as deadline looms



Get on the bus! June 13, 14,15 2011


Harlem tenants rally for stronger rent laws



Rally for Rent Reform Sunday, 116th & Adam Clayton Powell


Minority-group lawmakers urge Gov. Cuomo to do more to boost rent regulations


Silver wants stronger rent laws, Celeste Katz


City Hall on rent reform


Tent Cities Show NYC Without Rent Regulation


Why we can’t give away ‘Roberts’ Victory



Gov. Cuomo releases rent reform video


Cuomo's base, Committee to "Save" NY spends $5 million


Morning News WPIX - Rent Reform


Public Advocate de Blasio & Comptroller Liu for rent reform


Rent Regs Near Crisis



Daily News article on Chinatown tenant protest


Attend 5 de mayo party for rent reform


Tenants Demand Gov. Cuomo strengthens the rent laws


Senator Adriano Espaillat editorial, 5/4/2011


Come to Albany on May 3!


Stuy-Town rents ruling (kind of)


Vote RSA's Joe Strasburg as biggest loser



Speaker Silver on loss of affordable housing


Assembly Passes Strong Rent Regs. Bill


New Yorkers Want Stronger Rent Laws


Let's get a deal done in Albany


This Week's Highlights



Capitol Camp-In Live Coverage!


Cuomo: A Fair Weather Friend?


March for Stronger Rent Laws TODAY!


R3 Campaign heating up - March 17,21, 24,27, 2011


Electeds push for reform, March 10, 2011



Today's Press Conference is ON!


March 24: Bronx Town Hall



Rally at City Hall this Thursday


What: Rally for Stronger Rent Lwas
When: Thursday, March 10th at noon
Who: Supporters of the R3 Campaign and allied NYC elected officials
Where: At the South Tower of the Municipal Building, 1 Centre St (Note Location Change!)

For more info, contact

Video from the Brooklyn Town Hall


Check out this great video from the Brooklyn Kick Off for Real Rent Reform, put together by Pratt Area Community Council.

Saturday: Rally for Rent Reform in Queens!



Press Conference This Thursday with NYS Senate Democrats



Show Tenants Some Love!


February Valentine's Card Campaign:

The Real Rent Reform is sending Valentine's Day cards to Sheldon Silver for supporting renewing and strengthening the rent laws now, and to Governor Cuomo to URGE him to show a little love to tenants by doing the same.

Go to to download the cards for Cuomo (4 on a page), and to for the cards for Silver. (Note: When you print out the cards for Silver, you will probably have to reverse the page orientation - despite what your printer says about 2-sided copying - to get it to come out right.) You can find and download them from that you can print out on 8.5" X 11" paper (for Silver) and card stock (for Cuomo), cut, and have tenants in your building sign.

This Thursday: Brooklyn Kick Off Rally for Rent Reform!


STRONGER RENT LAWS NOW! New York State's rent laws are set to expire on June 15, 2011. If the laws are not renewed and strengthened, tens of thousands of Brooklyn residents will potentially face extreme rent increases with NO rental protections and risk homelessness. We cannot sit back while our homes are under siege! Join us for the Brooklyn Kick off Rally for Real Rent Reform
Thursday, February 17, 2011
6:30 pm
Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
(85 S. Oxford St. b/w Fulton St. and Lafayette Ave.) Special Speaking Guests:
Assembly Member Hakeem Jefferies, Reverend Dave Dyson, and Many More!!! Dinner WILL be provided. For more information contact Juanita Edwards at (718) 522-2613 Ext. 24
RSVP to!/event.php?eid=183071248398063