Newsletter Archive

Mark Your Calendars! Studio One Art Opening, HJ4A Lobby Day, CHARAS Rally, and more! (February 24, 2023)

Did Your Apartment Building Lose Rent-Stabilized Units This Year? It Shouldn’t Have! (February 17, 2023)

Take Action for Housing Justice and Public Banking (February 10, 2023)

In the Media

Titans of Real Estate in ‘Shock’ Over New York Rent Law Deal (New York Times, June 12, 2019)

Tenants Rally For Rent Protections Outside Jared Kushner’s East Village Property (Gothamist, June 7, 2019)

Tenants Say Kushner And Other Predatory Landlords Are Choking Them With Lead Dust (Gothamist, January 7, 2019)

Behind New York’s Housing Crisis: Weakened Laws and Fragmented Regulation (New York Times, May 20, 2018)

Landlord Steve Croman Agrees to Pay Tenants $8 Million in Settlement (The Lo Down, December 21, 2017)

Notorious Landlord Is Sentenced to a Year in Jail (New York Times, October 7, 2017)

Local Activists Celebrate Passage of Tenant Protection Legislation (The Lo Down, September 28, 2017)

New York Landlord Fined $500,000 in Tenant Harassment Probe (Wall Street Journal, September 27, 2017)

‘Bea Arthur’ LGBT Homeless Shelter Slated for Completion (DNA Info, August 23, 2016)

Research and Publications

A Roadmap to Eliminating Lead Poisoning in New York City (August 2022)

Crisis and Adaptation: Storefront Trends in the East Village, 2019 – 2021 (July 2022)

Unfinished Business at the Department of Building: The Gaps in Laws Intended to Protect Tenants from Construction as Harassment and Our Community-driven Solutions (January 2022)

Collecting Dust: How NYC is Failing to Penalize Landlords for Exposing Tenants to Lead Dust (November 2019)

The Forgotten Tenants: New York City’s Immigrant Small Business Owners (March 2019)

Lead Loopholes: How Lax Enforcement of New York City’s Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention Laws Lets Landlords off the Hook and Leaves Children at Risk (September 2018)

Banking on Gentrification (June 2016)

Stand for Tenant Safety (STS): Summary of Data to Document Construction as Harassment in Rent Stabilized Buildings and the STS Legislative Solution (September 2015)