FTC is hiring a Bilingual Community Organizer!

Who We Are:  The Flatbush Tenant Coalition is a member-led group of 65 (and growing) tenant associations building tenant power in central and south Brooklyn.  We develop skilled and informed tenant leaders to challenge the oppressive systems that disenfranchise low-to-moderate income tenants.  Our tenant leaders work together to plan and implement strategies to obtain much-neededContinue reading “FTC is hiring a Bilingual Community Organizer!”

Tenant Town Hall Wed. Aug 5th!

More than 1.5 million families across NY State have been unable to pay rent for at least 1 month since March 1st. We need our state elected officials to #CancelRent, pass a #RealEvictionMoratorium, and #HouseTheHomeless. Join us on Aug. 5th as we speak with our State Senators and Assemblymembers about how we’ll get our threeContinue reading “Tenant Town Hall Wed. Aug 5th!”

Our Three “Gold Standard” Bills to get NY Tenants through the crisis

Albany finally introduced our three bills to UNIVERSALLY Cancel Rent, Stop ALL evictions & eviction cases, and provide rent relief for homeless New Yorkers.  Join us on the Right to Counsel Facebook page TOMORROW, Wed July 15 at 12pm to learn more about our campaign to #CancelRent, #HouseTheHomeless and win a universal #EvictionMoratorium!  (If you’d like to be part of the actionContinue reading “Our Three “Gold Standard” Bills to get NY Tenants through the crisis”

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 weContinue reading “White supremacist violence & our fight for housing justice”


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