Tenants of the rent-stabilized building said the owner hasn't made necessary repairs.
Tenants say their landlord has pressured them to accept buyouts and accused them of illegal activity.
NYCHA promised to fix issues like severe mold, roaches and warped floors, tenants said.
Tenants of four SMA Equities-owned buildings in the Lower East Side and Nolita are suing their landlord.
Local activists will discuss issues in Jackson Heights, Corona and Elmhurst.
The building is the third SMA Equities-owned property with with lead levels above EPA guidelines.
Baare Batchiri, 60, was hospitalized for 10 days after he was attacked with a pair of scissors.
Bradley Ballard died after being locked alone in his cell for seven days, advocates say.
Rangel's challengers called his behavior inappropriate given the forum's focus on poverty.
Low-income, minorities and women were more engaged in participatory budgeting, a new study shows.
City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito won the top spot on the Urban Justice Center's report.
Residents of Knickerbocker Village are considering a rent strike after two weeks in the dark and cold.
Claremont Houses' tenants are suing NYCHA for failing to fix a rampant rodent problem, they say.
Illegal street vendors in upper Manhattan are being warned that their days are numbered.
A new report by the Urban Justice Center gave top marks to East Harlem City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito for her work on human rights.
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