#RentersDayOfAction To Sweep the Country on 9/22 as Rent Control Ballot Initiatives, Statewide Campaigns and a New Wave of Tenant Union Organizing Gain Steam Nationally.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9/19/2016        NATIONAL MEDIA CONTACT: Malcolm Torrejón Chu (718-666-6872), malcolm@RightToTheCity.org [Regional Media Contacts Below] #RentersDayOfAction To Sweep the Country on 9/22 as Rent Control Ballot Initiatives, Statewide Campaigns and a New Wave of Tenant Union Organizing Gain Steam Nationally. NEW YORK — On September 22, more than 53 actions are planned in 48 […]

Is Wall Street My Slumlord?

Over the last two years companies like the Blackstone Group, American Homes4Rent, Colony Financial, Silver Bay, Starwood Waypoint, and American Residential have spent approximately $20 billion to purchase roughly 150,000 single family homes, and convert them into rental properties.[i] Investors have primarily been focusing their buying in cities that were devastated by the housing market […]

Springfield Rally Launches “CAN’T WAIT LIST”!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – WEDNESDAY MARCH 5TH, 2014 Right To The City National Contact: Lenina Nadal, 718-210-8745 Springfield No One Leaves Contact: Malcolm Chu, 413-342-1804 Local Can’t Wait List Spokespeople (Available for Interviews) Deborah Nowell, Springfield, 413-355-4506 – Currently paying almost 70% of her income on housing as an alternative to living in a hotel […]

#Not1MoreEviction Protest in NYC

Contact: Jonathan Bix (734) 548-0171 and Tony Romano (404) 593-5227, tony@righttothecity.org Residents in Crisis Sing and Testify at Freddie Mac’s Regional Office: Call on New Director Mel Watt to Suspend all Evictions and Foreclosures New York, NY – On Friday February 21st, residents facing foreclosure and eviction by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae descended on […]

#Not1MoreEviction Protest in NYC

Contact: Jonathan Bix (734) 548-0171 and Tony Romano (404) 593-5227, tony@righttothecity.org Residents in Crisis Sing and Testify at Freddie Mac’s Regional Office: Call on New Director Mel Watt to Suspend all Evictions and Foreclosures New York, NY – On Friday February 21st, residents facing foreclosure and eviction by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae descended on […]

#Not 1 More Eviction- Boston

BOSTON Date:  October 28 Location: Uphams Corner, a Dorchester neighborhood impacted by foreclosure and lack of affordable housing.  Meet at 543 Columbia Rd. (Strand Theatre), march to 26 Elder St. (home of Suero family) Time: 4:30-6:30pm     4:30pm Rally at Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Rd.); popular theater and speakers     5:00pm leave Strand Theater and […]