Coney Island NYCHA Tenants Protest Privatization on February 5th, Release Petition

Читать на русском языке / Read in Russian For immediate release: Monday, January 30th, 2023 What: Coney Island NYCHA Tenants Protest Privatization, Release PetitionWhere: West 24th Street and Surf Avenue outside NYCHA Haber Houses, Coney Island, BrooklynWhen: 12:00pm on Sunday, February 5th, 2023Contact: United Front Against Displacement, 646-450-3880, nogoNYC@riseup.net On Sunday, February 5th, United FrontContinue reading “Coney Island NYCHA Tenants Protest Privatization on February 5th, Release Petition”

Videos: NYCHA tenants speak out against NYCHA’s push to privatize all NYC public housing via the new “Public Housing Preservation Trust” scheme

Thread: NYCHA tenants speak out against NYCHA’s push to privatize all NYC public housing via the new “Public Housing Preservation Trust” scheme (in addition to the existing PACT scheme). Matthew from UFAD exposes this. Videos from a NYCHA meeting at Polo Grounds about the Trust. Paul, Manhattanville resident and UFAD member, says not to trustContinue reading “Videos: NYCHA tenants speak out against NYCHA’s push to privatize all NYC public housing via the new “Public Housing Preservation Trust” scheme”

Photos and Videos: Rally to Save Manhattanville! Saturday October 22 at 1pm

On Saturday October 22 we held a rally to save the #Manhattanville projects in West Harlem, in the parking lot that was recently sold by #NYCHA to a developer for a 26-story luxury condo tower to be built in the middle of the project. This is part of the #PACT privatization scam. NYCHA took thisContinue reading “Photos and Videos: Rally to Save Manhattanville! Saturday October 22 at 1pm”

UFAD protests pro-privatization “Resident Empowerment Conference” by Boston Housing Authority, Mayor Michelle Wu, and nonprofits on October 15th

BREAKING: On Saturday the @BHA_Boston, @MayorWu and various nonprofits held a “resident empowerment conference” to prepare public housing tenants for privatization. We showed up to protest their hypocrisy. 1/ Incredibly, this event was being held RIGHT NEXT to the building they’ve spent the last week hastily pushing tenants out of. Groups like @CityLife_Clvu and @BostonLegalAidContinue reading “UFAD protests pro-privatization “Resident Empowerment Conference” by Boston Housing Authority, Mayor Michelle Wu, and nonprofits on October 15th”

TALK IS CHEAP! New York Politicians Lie to NYCHA Tenants When Asked About the Privatization of NYCHA (Video)

Featuring: Jumaane Williams, Cordell Cleare, Mark Levine, Letitia James, and Robert Jackson On August 16th, 2022, NYCHA tenants from UFAD sent petitions opposing the privatization of NYCHA to local and state politicians and NYCHA officials. The petition was signed by 218 tenants of Manhattanville Houses in West Harlem, 74 tenants of Jackie Robinson Houses inContinue reading “TALK IS CHEAP! New York Politicians Lie to NYCHA Tenants When Asked About the Privatization of NYCHA (Video)”

BHA Forcing Elderly/Disabled Residents Out of their Units on 1-Weeks’ Notice

This past Friday October 7th, the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and Judy Cohn Housing and Relocation Consultants notified most of the remaining residents of 24/34 Heath St. (which are elderly/disabled buildings) at the Mildred Hailey Public Housing development that they must leave their apartments by this Friday, October 14th. This is to prepare for theContinue reading “BHA Forcing Elderly/Disabled Residents Out of their Units on 1-Weeks’ Notice”

NYCHA Tenants and Columbia Students Protest Columbia’s Gentrification of Harlem

On September 22, NYCHA tenants from United Front Against Displacement and Columbia students came together to protest Columbia University’s gentrification of Harlem. You can read and sign onto the demands here. Organized by UFAD, Student Worker Solidarity, and Housing Equity Project. Yesterday, NYCHA tenants of UFAD and Columbia students joined together to protest @Columbia’s predatoryContinue reading “NYCHA Tenants and Columbia Students Protest Columbia’s Gentrification of Harlem”

The Anna Mae Cole Center Must be Preserved

In the coming months, the City of Boston and the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), along with a group of developers, are planning to hasten the gentrification of Jamaica Plain.  They plan to do this by demolishing hundreds of public housing units and replacing them with hundreds of privately-run and expensive units at the Mildred C.Continue reading “The Anna Mae Cole Center Must be Preserved”

NO to the Demolition of the Anna Mae Cole Center in Boston!

This September, the City of Boston and the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), along with a group of developers (Urban Edge, JPNDC, and TCB), are planning to demolish the Anna Mae Cole Center at the Mildred C. Hailey/Bromley-Heath public housing development in Jamaica Plain. The Cole Center is not just an ordinary community center. In additionContinue reading “NO to the Demolition of the Anna Mae Cole Center in Boston!”