Showing posts from December, 2017

Delivering postcards to Marisol Alcantara



Tenants Carol Outside Alcantara’s Office


Tenants faced with rent increases call on Senator Alcantara and the IDC to pass legislation to protect affordable housing amidst crisis. INWOOD, NEW YORK — More than 50 tenants will sing Christmas carols at Senator Alcantara’s office to call for the passage of three bills to protect tenants from being priced out of NYC; S.3482 would repeal Vacancy Decontrol, S.6527 would reform Preferential Rent and S.1593 would repeal the Vacancy Bonus. Tenants are calling on Senator Alcantara to make these bills top priorities of the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) in the 2018 budget. Tenants will deliver over 700 postcards signed by constituents of the 31st State Senate district during the event. WHAT: Christmas Carols for Real Rent Reform and Press Conference outside of Senator Alcantara’s district office WHEN: Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM WHERE: In front of Senator Alcantara’s office:5030 Broadway New York, NY 10034