Next Air Date & Time: Mon, Jan 31, 2022 8:00 PM

Hosted by: Scott Sommer and Vajra Kilgour

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Housing Notebook: advice on tenants' rights, decent affordable housing, and related urban-affairs coverage, with call-ins. 

Scott Sommer has been a tenants'-rights activist for over 30 years.
A former legal services attorney, Sommer is the honorary chair of the Metropolitan Council on Housing, New York's oldest tenant union. Sommer was the New York Sub-Regional Director for the United Auto Workers and currently works as a mediator.

Vajra Kilgour has been involved in tenant struggles since the late 1960s. She has been co-chair of her building's tenant association and has worked as a tenant organizer in Harlem and the South Bronx. Kilgour has been a member of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Council on Housing and served on the first board of directors of the Harlem Tenants Council.

Metropolitan Council on Housing

The website for the Metropolitan Council on Housing (Met Council) is www.metcouncilonhousing.org. You can find us on Facebook: metcouncilonhousing, on Twitter: @met_council, and on Instagram: met_council.

Anyone who wants to be on Met Council's e-mail list for notifications of actions, hearings, and other pertinent events can send an e-mail to info@metcouncilonhousing.org.

Met Council's counseling lines are open Monday 1:30-8:00 pm and Wednesday and Friday 1:30-5:00 pm, at 212-979-0611. Please call that number for help with all individual housing-related questions - we cannot help with housing issues via the Housing Notebook email.

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