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VICTORY! 90 Elizabeth & 22 Spring Tenants Win Safe & Affordable Housing!

VICTORY! 90 Elizabeth & 22 Spring Tenants Win Safe & Affordable Housing!

WE WON! We are thrilled to announce two victories in our Chinatown Tenants Union (CTU) building campaigns. This winter, our members from 90 Elizabeth and 22 Spring won settlements with their landlords to beat displacement and protect safe, affordable housing in Chinatown. 22 Spring tenants and Mahfar Tenants Coalition celebrating their victory! What Was Going On As housing market rates increase and affordable housing decreases, landlords use a variety of tactics to make it difficult for rent-stabilized tenants to remain in their homes. In 22 Spring and 90 Elizabeth, landlords Samy Mahfar (SMA... read more