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”

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)”

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”

Tenants of Manhattanville and Jackie Robinson Houses Oppose Privatization of NYCHA: Petition

08/16/2022 Today, petitions opposing the privatization of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) public housing, signed by 218 tenants of Manhattanville Houses in West Harlem, 74 tenants of Jackie Robinson Houses in East Harlem, and 81 community members, were delivered to elected politicians and city leaders. This follows mobilizations of NYCHA tenants across the cityContinue reading “Tenants of Manhattanville and Jackie Robinson Houses Oppose Privatization of NYCHA: Petition”

Videos: Manhattanville and Jackie Robinson tenants in Harlem confront NYCHA about PACT privatization scam

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 1/n In this video Loretta asks @NYCHA about the troubled history of #PACT and the horrorsContinue reading “Videos: Manhattanville and Jackie Robinson tenants in Harlem confront NYCHA about PACT privatization scam”

What is PACT like for tenants? NYCHA tenants speak out about why privatization is a scam

en español abajo Ocean Bay – QueensPrivatized by PACT in 2016 Ocean Bay Bayside in Queens was the first NYCHA development that was privatized under PACT in 2016. From 2017-2019, the private company evicted tenants at three times the average NYCHA rate. 6 years after the “repairs” done by the company, the front of theContinue reading “What is PACT like for tenants? NYCHA tenants speak out about why privatization is a scam”

For Immediate Release: Emergency Protest Saturday 2/19 to Stop the Privatization of Harlem River Houses

For Immediate Release What: Emergency Protest to Stop the Privatization of Harlem River HousesWhere: Brigadier General Charles Young Triangle (North of Harlem River Houses, at Macombs & W153rd)When: 2:00pm on Saturday, February 19, 2022 In a zoom meeting last week with tenants at the Harlem River Houses NYCHA public housing project, notorious slumlord C+C managementContinue reading “For Immediate Release: Emergency Protest Saturday 2/19 to Stop the Privatization of Harlem River Houses”

Rally and Outreach Against Privatization at the Harlem State Office Building, Friday, May 28 at 5pm

On Friday, May 28 at 5pm, tenants protesting the privatization of their public housing developments in Harlem and throughout New York City will gather at the State Building at 125th street for a rally and public information event. The event will be a celebration of several months of organizing among several housing sites in NewContinue reading “Rally and Outreach Against Privatization at the Harlem State Office Building, Friday, May 28 at 5pm”