Tag: Rent

System Fails Workers – #CancelRent Strike Set for May 1
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System Fails Workers – #CancelRent Strike Set for May 1

New York, NY – Tenants and housing advocates announced on Thursday, April16, that they will no longer wait on Governor Andrew Cuomo to move past his 90-day rent freeze initiative, but will organize a one million-strong rent strike on May 1 to #CancelRent from April through the end of June.  Despite the federal government’s attempts…

Unions Hail Major New Agreement On Tenant Protections
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Unions Hail Major New Agreement On Tenant Protections

NEW YORK, N.Y.— New York State’s legislative leaders announced June 11 that they had reached agreement on an omnibus bill they said would “give New Yorkers the strongest tenant protections in history.” The bill would greatly strengthen protections for tenants in the roughly 1 million apartments covered by the state’s rent-stabilization system, more than half of…