Alex Ellefson is a freelance journalist living in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in The Indypendent, VICE Magazine, Alternet, Popular Resistance and the Jordan Times. Follow him on Twitter @2Perk.
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Saturday, June 13, 2015
With Rent Laws Set to Expire, New York City Tenants Demand State of Emergency
Housing advocates urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency if regulations protecting almost 1 million affordable apartments are allowed to expire. Lawmakers in Albany have only four days to renew the rent laws and tenant rights groups called on Cuomo to accept nothing less...