In this episode of Third Rail we focus on those in Central Brooklyn who are on the front line of gentrification: tenants and renters.
This past June, Governor Cuomo signed into law a sweeping new collection of rent regulations which re-set the bar for tenant protections and curtailed the power of landlords to dictate rates on rent stabilized units. This will no doubt have a profound impact on the ways in which landlords are able to set the pace of housing displacement.
Today, we’re joined by two members/allies of the Brooklyn Movement Center family who in their own ways have been enforcing the rights of tenants and fighting against harassment from landlords.
Listen to the full episode.