Showing posts from January, 2015

Get involved! Next R3 meeting: Monday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 PM


Lots of opportunities to get involved are coming up: 
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 - 11 AM Press Conference on reforming the 421-a tax break for billionaire developersSteps of City Hall 
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 - 10 AMMitchell-Lama Residents Coalition and lobbying in the neighborhoodMusicians Union, 322 W. 48th St. (near 8th Ave.), ground floor Club Room,
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 Reviewing Renewal: Queens Museum housing lectures, starting at noon
Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 - Real Rent Reform Membership Meeting, 99 Ft. Washington Ave. in Washington Heights
Check out the NY Tenant Calendar (available on the right side of this website for more activities and contact information).

R3 and Alliance for Tenant Power: Legislative Program


Tenants Legislative Program Two powerful tenant coalitions - the Real Rent Reform Campaign and the Alliance for Tenant Power have a single legislative platform: Repeal Vacancy Deregulation (see explanations below) Repeal the Statutory Vacancy BonusReform Preferential Rent LoopholeReform Major Capital Improvement Rent Increase SystemAdequate Protections for Former Mitchell-Lama & Section 8 TenantsEliminate Illegal FeesProtect Rent Controlled TenantsEnd Source of Income DiscriminationReform the Individual Apartment Improvement rent increase systems