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312

families organized at 8 severely distressed buildings. The buildings  were enrolled in HPD's enforcement programs resulting in the rehabilitation and capital building-wide repairs.

2,800

families living in City-owned buildings (TIL & ANCP)  now have the right to succession .

$99M

saved to tax payers in shelter cost by preventing evictions of 1,801 families.  

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Rent-Stabilized units (15 buildings) repaired in partnership with NYC Housing Preservation & Development Code Enforcement Programs: Proactive Preservation Initiative and Alternative Enforcement Programs.

1,532

1,918

Families received rent reductions due to conditions in their apartments and public areas.  

12,649

Apartments are preserved through repairs and upgrades.

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             $4.2 Million
RECOVERED IN RENT REFUNDS FOR FAMILIES

PRESERVING AFFORDABLE HOUSING

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A simple step of submitting a rent overcharge complaint with the Division of Housing & Community Renewal (DHCR) resulted in landlord owing tenant a tremendous amount of money.

LANDLORD OWES TENANT $112,000

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TENANT ORGANIZING

We organized over 80 tenant associations including 6,448 apartments. 16 buildings were enrolled in HPD’s proactive preservation program and 5 buildings were enrolled in HPD’s alternative enforcement program.

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PROGRAM CHANGES

We succeeded in helping implement program changes to 157 City-owned properties. Family members living in Tenant Interim Lease (TIL) buildings now have the right to succession which was not granted since the programs inception.

We've assisted 9,000+ families

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COUNCIL DISTRICTS SERVICED

ASSEMBLY DISTRICTS SERVICED

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COVID-19 Relief Project 

P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. has worked tirelessly to provide our community with the proper resources to combat COVID-19. We are proud to say that we’ve distributed countless masks, face shields, hand sanitizer, and culturally competent fresh groceries to families in need. ​

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Legal Assistance

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One-on-one legal sessions/ legal clinics (1,101 families)

336

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Legal workshops/ legal clinics (1,173 families)

81

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In rent refunds to tenants through court settlements

$3M

Success Stories

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Brooklyn mother fights for transfer out of unsafe apartments 

CANARSIE, Brooklyn — Canarsie mom Michaela Bell says she worries for the safety of her two toddlers. She waited seven months in a city shelter to be transferred to an apartment on L Avenue she feels unsafe for her kids. "It's like an obstacle course of problems. There are no window guards," said Bell.

She has a 3-year-old daughter with autism and a 1-year-old boy.

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Fire victim's return after years in litigation 

Families successfully returned to their rent-stabilized apartments paying the same amount of rent after vicious electrical fires forced the 49 families to become homeless.