Immigrant and Muslim advocates who were among thousands protesting President Trump’s travel ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport in January returned to the same spot this morning, hours before the ban is set to take effect. 739 more words
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The New York City Rent Guidelines Board has officially ended a two-year rent-freeze by voting to increase rents for the city’s 1 million rent-stabilized apartments. In a move that frustrates both tenant advocates and landlords, the board approved increases of 1.25 percent on one-year leases and 2 percent on two-year leases. 772 more words
On the steps of City Hall, Stabilizing NYC announced its list of 10 predatory equity landlords throughout New York City. A crowd of about 100 tenants, advocates and public officials gathered in front of City Hall to announce those landlords who reportedly force tenants to live in horrendous and often dangerous conditions. 190 more words
On June 13th, tenants and their allies rallied outside of the Brooklyn Housing Court to ask the court to step in to address dangerous conditions in four buildings owned by Silvershore Properties. 319 more words
CASA is proud to present our new white paper, Resisting Displacement: Lessons from CASA’s Tenant Organizing in the Southwest Bronx!
In the last year, CASA has organized or provided technical assistance to over 90 buildings, which are home to more than 7,000 families. 203 more words