NYS politicians push bill to ‘kill’ rent cancellation movement, organizers fight back

Tenants have been demanding the cancellation of rents and mortgages during the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, New York State Senate Bill S2742A seeks to cushion landlords and banks from the effects of the pandemic while offering little relief for people who are struggling to pay for food, medical care and other basic necessities. The bill has been co-sponsored by 31 other Democratic New York State Senators at the time of this writing.

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Feb. 28 demonstration outside the home of New York State Senator Brian Kavanaugh. Liberation photo. On Feb. 28, tenant organizers in New York City demonstrated outside the home of New York State Senator Brian Kavanaugh in Manhattan to protest his sponsorship of a bill which bails out landlords, not […]


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