August 29, 2022

Bleecker Terrace Tenants Association Win Victory Against New Corporate Landlords

The tenants at Capitol Crossings in Albany, a 279-unit development that has historically housed low-income and subsidized families, won major concessions that would keep rents stable and protect tenants from unjust evictions, including limiting rent increases to 5% and guaranteeing lease renewals to any tenant in good standing.Jazmia VanHoesen, President of the Bleecker Terrace Tenants Association, discusses the organizing effort with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine.

Tags: housing, tenants

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