The property owner who currently holds the title for New York City’s worst landlord is facing a tenant uprising at one of his distressed properties in Crown Heights. Neighbors at 1616 President St. have banded together on a rent strike, refusing to make monthly payments to owner Jason Korn until he makes vital repairs to their building.

During a demonstration outside of 1616 President St. on Aug. 25, Angela Robinson, who has lived in the building for 18 years, took the megaphone to share her story.

Tenant activists held a rally on Aug. 25 to support tenants of 1616 President St., who have been on rent strike since May to protest poor living conditions within the building. Photo by Alex Williamson/Bklyner CROWN HEIGHTS – The property owner who currently holds the title for New York […]

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