City Limits: East New York Mitchell-Lama Complex Sues Feds, City, Landlord in Federal Court

By Abigail Savitch-Lew | April 16, 2018

Adi Talwar for City Limits. Members of the Linden Plaza Tenants Association in 2015.

Two years ago, City Limits wrote about an affordable housing preservation deal under Mayor Bloomberg that tenants and advocates say was disastrous and non-transparent, leading to skyrocketing rents and evictions for many tenants. Those tenants, with the support of Legal Services Corporation A and the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, have now filed a class-action federal lawsuit against the owner as well as the federal and city agencies who signed off on the deal.

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