The former tenants of a Dean Street building are looking to be included in the city’s lawsuit against their former landlords, saying the property owners mounted an illegal eviction and harassment campaign against them over the summer.

“We want to make sure that the former tenants of 1214 Dean [Street] are added as plaintiffs so that they can get both the compensation and the restitution that they deserve, based on the harm that was done this past summer,” said Michael Higgins Jr. of the Brooklyn Movement Center, which is assisting the tenants along with TakeRoot Justice.

Tenants of 1214 Dean St., and landlord Gennaro Brooks-Church. Tenants of 1214 Dean St., and landlord Gennaro Brooks-Church. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City

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