311 Call Event in North Brooklyn

Join North Brooklyn tenants in a mass call action to 311!  

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STS Bill Hearings on Monday April 18th, 10am

ATTENTION!!!

FOUR major STS bills are being heard on Monday, April 18th at 10am at 250 Broadway, 14th Floor Committee Room.  Please join us for the hearing and testify in support of STS and the four specific bills being heard.

Int. 918: Chin & Menchaca. Require DOB inspection rather than self-certification for buildings with plans for significant amounts of construction or a history of tenant harassment. 

Int. 924: Espinal. Require DOB to issue orders to correct concurrently with vacate orders. 

Int. 934: Levin. Create a Real Time Enforcement Unit within the DOB to respond to emergency-level conditions.

Int. 944: Rosenthal & Johnson. Require construction work permits on DOB’s website to disclose the reported occupancy status of the building and require landlords who have done work without a permit to submit their future construction plans to their borough president, council member, and community board. 

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Rally at 94 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn NY

STS joined with member group Brooklyn Legal Services Corp A at a rally outside of 94 Franklin Ave!  

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Tenant: City Must Pass Stronger Ban on ‘Construction-as-Harassment’

A protest outside landlord Joel Israel's apartment in 2014.

A protest outside landlord Joel Israel's apartment in 2014. Photo: Ian Marsh

City Limits, Catalina Hidalgo, February 2, 2016
original: http://citylimits.org/2016/02/02/tenant-city-must-pass-stronger-ban-on-construction-as-harassment/

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