‘Brooklyn Tenants United’ Makes Historic Progress in Fight for New & Improved Housing Court Building

Last Monday, October 24th, Brooklyn Tenants United (BTU) made history on the road to justice for tenants by holding the first Brooklyn Housing Court Taskforce meeting!  With this meeting, we created the first-ever platform for tenants to have a voice in decisions about Brooklyn Housing Court. Flatbush Tenant Coalition was expertly represented at this inaugural [...]


“Roll back the rent!” says Coalition Leader, Thomas Williams, Before RGB Vote

Testimony delivered by Flatbush Coalition Leader, Thomas Williams, at Rent Guidelines Board Brooklyn Hearing on Monday June 13, 2015: Good evening.  My name is Thomas Williams and I am a tenant leader and a member of the Flatbush Tenant Coalition. I live 538 E. 21st Street owned by Shamco – SHAMECO – a predatory equity landlord. I [...]