Stronger Tenant Protections

Michelle de la Uz praises the latest anti-harassment legislation for its potential to protect rent-regulated residents in Gowanus.

Michelle de la Uz, executive director of the Fifth Avenue Committee, cited the example of Park Slope, where many families were displaced as a result of the 2003 and 2007 rezonings.

‘Had this tool existed, nearly 1,000 families in our area could have been helped,’ Uz said in a statement.

It’s not too late for nearby Gowanus, Uz said. ‘With this legislation, the hundreds that remain in rent regulated housing have additional protections as Gowanus prepares for future rezonings.'”

Mary Frost, Brooklyn Eagle


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