Know Your Tenant Rights During COVID-19 Health & Economic Crisis

Is your landlord suddenly asking you for your financial information, or your health status? Are they demanding that you pay rent online? Or that you cut a "deal" on your rent? Click this post title for our Know Your Rights sheet! Then join our movement --- call us 718.635.2623 or email ftcoalition@gmail.com

White supremacist violence & our fight for housing justice

The last few weeks have been difficult ones, to say the least.  As we struggle with this pandemic that has disproportionately hit our black and brown communities, we have also witnessed unbelievable violence against black men and women committed by police forces and white supremacists across our country and right here in Flatbush. As we … Continue reading White supremacist violence & our fight for housing justice

ALBANY IS READY TO BAIL OUT LANDLORDS instead of TENANTS — WE CAN STOP THEM!

Our NY State Assemblymembers and Senators introduced a bill over the weekend that gives landlords $100 million dollars and asks them for nothing in return. Instead, tenants have to "prove" they qualify so their landlord can get a check. And DHCR (the same agency that rubber stamps Major Capital Improvement Rent Increases) gets to decide … Continue reading ALBANY IS READY TO BAIL OUT LANDLORDS instead of TENANTS — WE CAN STOP THEM!

What to do if your landlord wants your personal financial information, email, or online payments!

Every day of the COVID-19 crisis, NYC landlords are coming up with new tactics against tenants. You know their goal: harass us and get us into housing court as fast as possible once the court re-opens for eviction business on June 20th. Learn more about what's happening so you can protect yourself! En Espanol.

Join us for a Night Out for Safety and Liberation

Join us on Tuesday August 6th from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. for a Night Out for Safety and Liberation in Prospect Park hosted by Freedom to Thrive and the Flatbush Tenant Coalition! At the event we will remember and learn how we build safety through investments in our people and our planet as well … Continue reading Join us for a Night Out for Safety and Liberation

Job Opportunities with the Coalition!

So....we haven't posted here in a while.  We will soon!  In the meantime -- take a look at our Resources page for some incredible job opportunities with us!

Brooklyn City Council Races Heat Up As Candidates Join Forum in Flatbush

It was hot out on the morning of Saturday, July 15th, but things were even hotter inside Erasmus Auditorium! More than 230 tenant leaders and community residents came out to Flatbush Tenant Coalition's Candidate Forum to take stock of our City Council candidates and learn where they stand on critical issues at this time of unprecedented gentrification, displacement, … Continue reading Brooklyn City Council Races Heat Up As Candidates Join Forum in Flatbush