Press and Further Reading

Information on Predatory Equity

3 Ways the City Council Wants to Curb Tenant Harassment and Evictions

Amy Zimmer, DNAinfo, 10.31.16

Ghosts of the Housing Bubble,” a report from NYC Council Member Dan Garodnick, about predatory equity and its effects on tenants

Coalition Against Predatory Equity (CAPE), a coalition of elected officials partnering with Stabilizing NYC

Predatory Equity: The Survival Guide Infographic from the Center for Urban Pedagogy

Resources for Tenants and Predatory Equity Research from the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board

Recent News

https://therealdeal.com/2017/05/19/judge-ignores-ags-objections-over-madison-managing-toledano-portfolio/

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/renters-push-signature-bank-execs-cut-slumlord-ved-parkash-article-1.3080481

https://anhd.org/tenants-take-demands-for-responsible-lending-to-signature-bank-shareholders-meeting/

http://www.wnyc.org/story/tenants-banks-stop-lending-bad-landlords

Building Justice: Racism in NYC Housing Market is not juut a Black and White Story, City Limits

https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20160602/concourse/tenants-from-more-than-10-buildings-unite-against-citys-worst-landlord

Tenants unite against ‘NYC’s Worst Landlord’ Robert Wirsing, Bronx Times, 06.12.16

Bronx tenants finally revolt against America’s worst slumlord — and it’s awesome Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story, 06.08.16

Tenants: Punish Worst Bronx Slumlord Tatyana Turner, Norwood News, 06.08.16

Tenants From More Than 10 Buildings Unite Against City’s Worst Landlord Eddie Small, 06.02.16

http://www.telemundo47.com/noticias/local/Denuncian-supuesta-extorsi_n_TLMD—Nueva-York-380181361.html

http://www.wnyc.org/story/tenants-rally-against-predatory-landlords/

http://pix11.com/2016/05/19/tenants-lawmakers-call-out-nycs-worst-landlords-demanding-change/

The Real Deal http://therealdeal.com/2016/04/04/worst-landlord-parkash-hit-with-38-tenant-lawsuits/

CBS http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/04/04/tenants-landlord-lawsuit/

Huffington Post  http://projects.huffingtonpost.com/lead-paint-nyc

Daily News http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/nyc-worst-landlord-hit-bronx-residents-suit-article-1.2587568

News 12 Bronx  http://bronx.news12.com/news/landlord-sued-over-deplorable-conditions-at-750-grand-concourse-1.11651875

Politico reports on SNYC’s work

Anti-harassment bills protecting tenants from relocates signed into law

http://citylimits.org/2015/09/16/whats-in-a-name-tenants-accuse-shamco-of-illegal-rent-hikes

Washington Heights tenants without gas  protest Alma

Chinatown tenants protest Predatory Equity and harassment

http://www.eldiariony.com/2016/02/10/vecinos-de-el-bronx-ya-no-pueden-mas-con-las-ratas/

Past Coverage

Pix11 News, June 12, 2015: UHAB helps tenants fearing displacement as rent laws expire

AM New York, June 12, 2015: Stabilizing NYC calls for more protections for tenants

Bedford + Bowery, June 11, 2015: Stabilizing NYC announces list of target landlords

NY1, June 11, 2015: Woodside on the Move and UJC announce a lawsuit on behalf of Corona tenants

Queens Courier, June 10, 2015: Corona tenants in a BRG building sue for falling ceilings, faulty repair work

Village Voice, June 9, 2015: Landlord Steve Croman targeted by his own tenants with these flyers

Daily News, DNAInfo, and CBSLocal, May 28, 2015: LES tenants prepare to sue landlord over egregious harassment

Daily News and Bronx News 12, May 20, 2015: Bronx tenants call for an end to non-rent fees

Gothamist, DNA Info, The Lo-DownBowery Boogie, and Sing Tao Daily [Chinese language], April 30, 2015: AAFE members sue landlord over illegal construction

DNAinfo, April 20, 2015 and Bowery Boogie, April 21, 2015: CAAAV, Cooper Square Committee, and the Urban Justice Center file lawsuits against Samy Mahfar of SMA Equities for toxic lead levels

Metro, April 14, 2015: AAFE aids in East Village explosion recovery

Woodside Herald, April 10, 2015: Woodside on the Move starts monthly housing clinics for tenants

New York Times, September 13, 2013: CASA and UJC report highlights the burden of non-rent fees

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