September 2016

#RDANYC Action Report

National Renters Day of Action, Homes For All By: Michael Higgins Jr. and Mark Swier  Images Provided By: Mark Swier Credit: David Branigan Downtown Brooklyn was emboldened with #RenterPower on September 22 as a strong convening of housing…

Renters Day of Action Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                           CONTACT: Michael Higgins Jr.                      September 21, 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Community Organizer (917) 704 - 6994 michael@furee.org   Memorial & Funeral Procession for Affordable Housing   Brooklyn, NY…

EXCLUSIVE: NYC urged to mandate that housing developments on public land give 10% of apartments to homeless amid Brooklyn Armory controversy

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/nyc-urged-give-10-apartments-public-land-homeless-article-1.2792936 Upset advocates wrote to Mayor de Balsio about the city, “giving away public land to controversial for-profit developers that refuse to build for the homeless,” amid controversial Bedford-Union Armory project. BY Jennifer Fermino NEW…