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Tenants at Linden Plaza, 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.
Tenants of a Bedford-Stuyvesant building went to court on Thursday to delay action on the eviction of a longtime resident, renewing a two-year battle in which they’ve accused their landlord of harassment and deception.
In this episode of Third Rail we focus on those in Central Brooklyn who are on the front line of gentrification: tenants and renters.
Bianca Macpherson, who crafted the original language for the Major Capital Improvements bill after “hundreds of meetings” with tenants, said that she saw this lawsuit coming. “This lawsuit was expected. Their strategy is to distract the tenant movement from moving forward
Right to counsel stops evictions, but it also creates space to organize and build tenant power to win bigger and bolder demands.
Access to legal counsel at NYC Housing Court reduces evictions for those most vulnerable: report.
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