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Coalition Against Predatory Equity

Forming a coalition of City, State, and Federal officials and advocates to protect New York's affordable housing from over-leveraging
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Taking on Confusing Parking Signage

New street signage designed to be clear and understandable.
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Raising Awareness About Identity Theft

Protecting New Yorkers from online scams and identity theft.
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A Tenant-Owned Stuyvesant Town

Working with tenants from Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village protect their property and ensure it remains affordable into the future.
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A New East Side Waterfront

Working with colleagues in government to put a new greenway on the East Side of Manhattan.

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Jul 18, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
Capital
Hundreds of residents from the Lower East Side complex—which spans 80 acres and includes more than 11,000 units—gathered on the steps of City Hall, rain at their heads, to proclaim they will fight to the end to ensure a sale like that won't happen. They were led by their local councilman, Daniel Garodnick, who also lives in Stuy Town and has been railing against the evils of what he calls “predatory equity.” By that, he means the purchase of a residential property at a price that can't be supported by existing rental incomes.
Jun 12, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Mortgage Giants Agree to Consult With City, Tenant Groups Before Investing in a Future Deal
May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014