AS MAYOR DE BLASIO PUTS MORE THAN 3,000 FAMILIES AT RISK, JAMES, COMRIE, WEPRIN, ADAMS TO DEMAND THE CITY PUT HOMEOWNERS FIRST AND STOP LIEN SALE

Officials will highlight Michael Baril, Southeast Queens neighbor who could lose home over $2,800 dispute

For Planning Purposes
September 1, 2020

Contact: Andrew Taranto | andrew@leroycomrie.org | (678) 577-6329
Sumeet Sharma | sharmas@nyassembly.gov | (646) 591-9483
Stacey Yearwood | syearwood@council.nyc.gov | (646) 596-0465

Officials will highlight Michael Baril, Southeast Queens neighbor who could lose home over $2,800 dispute

What:
As Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to put thousands of homeowners in peril of housing insecurity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, elected officials, homeowners, and housing advocates will rally outside of NYC Department of Finance headquarters to demand immediate cancellation of the 2020 lien sale.

Highlighting his story at the press conference will be Michael Baril, a Southeast Queens resident who, after not receiving notice of a late bill, could lose his home over a $2,800 dispute.

Who:
Attorney General Letitia James
State Senator Leroy Comrie
Assembly Member David I. Weprin, 
Council Member Adrienne Adams, BLA Caucus Co-chair
City and state elected officials
Housing advocates
Affected property owner Michael Baril

When:
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1 pm

Where:
1 Centre Street, New York, NY 10007

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