RECOVERED IN RENT REFUNDS FOR FAMILIES
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.
families living in City-owned buildings (TIL & ANCP) now have the right to succession .
saved to tax payers in shelter cost by preventing evictions of 1,801 families.
PRESERVING AFFORDABLE HOUSING
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
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.
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.