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Housing Notebook

Mon, Aug 22, 2022 20:00 PM

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Hosts: Scott Sommer and Vajra Kilgour
Topics:
  • News of general interest to tenants, plus guests discussing Communty Land Trusts & a Bronx tenant association that organized to buy their building. -
Synopsis:

TENANT CONTROL - PRESERVE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Legislation has been introduced in Albany to give tenants the first right of refusal to purchase their buildings in certain circumstances. Scott Sommer talks with Claudia Waterton, a Bronx tenant association president from a building tenants have been able to buy, and Elise Goldin, CLT (Community Land Trust) Campaign Organizer at the New Economy Project, about how this legislation could work and what it would do to permanently preserve affordable housing.

Housing Notebook is a production of the Metropolitan Council on Housing, New York's oldest tenant union.

Guests:
  • Claudia Waterton, Bronx tenant association president; Elise Goldin, CLT (Community Land Trust) Campaign Organizer, New Economy Project -
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