ISSUE 115: Home is Where the Rent Control is

News to No One.

Finding a place to live in NYC can feel impossible. Scarce affordable housing? Check. Rising rents? Check. Bad landlords? Check. Evictions targeting low-income communities and POC? Check check check. But with NYC rent laws set to expire next month, things might be about to change for the better. This week, we’re filling you in on a little something called “universal rent control”: what it is and what you can do to support the movement to extend tenant rights in your community.