Tenants at the Manhattanville projects in #Harlem confronted @NYCHA over their RAD/PACT privatization program. Around 70 tenants attended the meeting and almost all were outraged at this scam to hand the projects to the big banks and private corporations
Brenda exposes how bad #PACT apartments are post-renovation. Full of broken appliances and other problems. @NYCHA tried to dismiss her concerns as stupid and unfounded, but people saw through their lies
The same tenant also expressed her concern about the luxury tower @NYCHA is building at Manhattanville. She noted that they promised similar developments wouldn’t bring #gentrification in #Brooklyn but we all know how that turned out…
Tenants at Jackie Robinson Houses in East Harlem confronted @NYCHA at a #PACT privatization meeting about how these privatization schemes are a scam. Tenants from Manhattanville, who are also fighting privatization, came to support.
@NYCHA, politicians, banks, developers, all try to sell privatization as a good thing for tenants. But when the projects are privatized tenants are displaced, the companies that take over are slumlords worse than #NYCHA, and neighborhoods are gentrified.