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The Lo-Down, March 25, 2015, Robert Pinter

original: http://www.thelodownny.com/leslog/2015/03/opinion-harassment-of-lower-east-side-tenants-illustrates-desperate-need-for-buildings-dept-reforms.html

The following opinion piece was submitted by Robert Pinter, a longtime Lower East Side resident. During a lengthy battle with property owner Croman Real Estate, Pinter has been aided by the Cooper Square Committee and the Urban Justice Center. The non-profit organizations are among many groups gearing up for the looming fight in Albany over the renewal of New York City’s rent law. The Lo-Down welcomes unsolicited submissions (info@thelodownny.com). The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author.

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