Senator Squadron and Local Electeds Host Tenants Rights Forum
Squadron, Nadler, Stringer, Glick, Chin, Community Board 1 Join Experts to Bring Housing Information to Community
New York, NY – New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, Congress Member Jerrold Nadler, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Assembly Member Deborah Glick, and Councilmember Margaret Chin will co-host a tenants rights forum on Thursday, bringing together housing advocates, legal experts, and community members for a discussion of how recent court decisions regarding buildings that received the J-51 or 421-g tax benefits could impact residents throughout Lower Manhattan. The panel members will discuss the recent Roberts vs. Tishman Speyer and W. Associates, LLC vs. Maverick Scott decisions and what they mean for Lower Manhattan and New York City as a whole. Elected officials will also discuss the status of housing legislation in the city and state. The panel discussion will be followed by a question-answer period during which legal experts will be available for individual consultations.
Who: State Senator Daniel Squadron, Congress Member Jerrold Nadler, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Councilmember Margaret Chin, Community Board 1, Legal Experts from Housing Court Answers, the Urban Justice Center, and other organizations.
What: Tenants Rights Forum
When: 6:00 PM, Thursday, January 28
Where: St. John’s University, 101 Murray Street, New York, NY