In the summer of 2003, youth organizers from CAAAV’s Chinatown Justice Project created the Tenant Complaint Hotline Survey to document the housing conditions in Chinatown and to evaluate the language services provided by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development
This report highlights that restaurant workers that were experiencing labor violations such as not receiving minimum wage, not being paid for overtime work, or facing discrimination, were more likely to be working in workplaces that violated health and safety regulations.
With high operating costs, and fluctuating take-home-pay, drivers are reporting an inability to meet their daily living expenses. The results of the survey illustrate that drivers are experiencing severe economic hardship.
A decent place to live and affordable housing is a basic right of every New Yorker. Unlike most of the nation, which has a homeownership rate of roughly 66%, New York City is a city of renters, where the