Tenants and Neighbors is a grassroots organization that aims to empower tenants by uniting, advocating for tenants rights, and participating on a local, state and even national level to preserve the at-risk affordable housing. The text below is an email updating us on their progress.
Rob Hollander is a community activist extraordinaire. He recently emailed us links to affordable housing units in Chelsea, Midtown, and Ft. Greene. Rent is such a hardship in this city, and never has it been as spotlighted as in these troubling times. So if you are eligible I suggest you apply.
Has it really come to this? The Working Families Party is holding a contest to find out which renter really has it worst. Points that will work in your favor: no heat, unsafe stairs, rusty water, rats. Wow the winner must be so lucky…. Well at least they’ll have a month’s rent paid for so they can enjoy their hell hole.
As The SoHo Journal has reported, the Department of Sanitation's intent to build a massive garage to house garbage trucks on Canal and Washington Streets has been controversial, and fiercely opposed. Here is a letter we received from the community group, Save Hudson Square, detailing the latest on their protest. What do you think??
The Working Families Party was formed by a grassroots coalition of community organizations, neighborhood activists and labor unions. They identify as a party of the people; their goal to build a society that values and advocates for all of its members.
It’s safe to say that the fur industry has been hurt by the ongoing and very visible anti-fur campaign—sometimes featuring top supermodels—by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other animal rights groups. How much they've been hurt though, that is hard to say.