Urban Justice Center

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Lower East Side »

A report says NYCHA does not provide a majority of Asian tenants with translators.

East Village »

The state confirmed Monday that it launched a probe into landlord Rafael Toledano.

Corona »

Tenants of the rent-stabilized building said the owner hasn't made necessary repairs.

East Village »

Tenants say their landlord has pressured them to accept buyouts and accused them of illegal activity.

Claremont »

NYCHA promised to fix issues like severe mold, roaches and warped floors, tenants said.

East Village »

Tenants of four SMA Equities-owned buildings in the Lower East Side and Nolita are suing their landlord.

Jackson Heights »

Local activists will discuss issues in Jackson Heights, Corona and Elmhurst. 

Lower East Side »

The building is the third SMA Equities-owned property with with lead levels above EPA guidelines.

SoHo »

Baare Batchiri, 60, was hospitalized for 10 days after he was attacked with a pair of scissors.

Concourse Village »

Bradley Ballard died after being locked alone in his cell for seven days, advocates say.

Washington Heights »

Rangel's challengers called his behavior inappropriate given the forum's focus on poverty.

Carroll Gardens »

Low-income, minorities and women were more engaged in participatory budgeting, a new study shows.

East Harlem »

City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito won the top spot on the Urban Justice Center's report.

Lower East Side »

Residents of Knickerbocker Village are considering a rent strike after two weeks in the dark and cold.

Concourse Village »

Claremont Houses' tenants are suing NYCHA for failing to fix a rampant rodent problem, they say.