You’re Invited: Flatbush Tenant Coalition Presents 2nd Annual U.N.I.T.Y. Benefit Brunch

Join the Flatbush Tenant Coalition on Saturday, Feb. 18th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for our second annual U.N.I.T.Y. Benefit Brunch! With our 2017 U.N.I.T.Y. Benefit Brunch just TEN DAYS away -- we’re excited to celebrate our hard work and successes building tenant power together with our leaders, members, allies, and elected officials! The [...]


Flatbush Tenant Coalition Joins Historic Women’s March on Washington

Flatbush Tenant Coalition (FTC) leaders made GLOBAL history this weekend! Together with MILLIONS of people across the country and across the world, FTC took to the streets of our nation's capital this past Saturday (Jan. 21st, 2017), marching in solidarity to let the world and our new administration know that we will never stop fighting for [...]

January Meeting Recap: FTC Discusses Racial Justice & Housing in the New Political Era

Back in 2016, we bulked up our organizing muscles: stopped the revival of the 421-a tax break; won the 1st-ever meeting of the Brooklyn Housing Court and a 2nd historic rent freeze, and more! Here in 2017, we’re flexing those muscles & showing them off! The Flatbush Tenant Coalition started the new year on a [...]

Flatbush Tenant Coalition Leaders Featured in “The Village Voice” Newspaper

On Monday, November 21st, our tenant leaders at 596 E. 22nd St. -- Loraine, Tammy, and Gloria – shone the spotlight on a key piece of our fight for tenant rights in this Village Voice article by Steve Wishnia. The article exposes MCI rent increases as yet another way our NY State Assembly & Senate pay [...]

“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 [...]