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Picket Pataki's Proposed Changes to Rent Stabilization Laws

Tenants are needed for the first day in court in the lawsuit challenging
Governor Pataki's recent changes to the Rent Stabilization Code. The
judge must see that this issue is important to tenants. Although the suit
is being launched in Brooklyn, if we prevail, the anti-tenant changes
could be stopped statewide. Come to court!

Monday, Dec. 10, 2001

Brooklyn Criminal Court Building*

120 Schermerhorn St.(near Adams)


9:30 - 10:30 a.m., in front of court house


10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Room 308


A/C/G to Hoyt/Schermerhorn, 2/4/5 to Nevins St.,
or 2/4/5/N/R to Court St./Borough Hall

*NOTE: Although this is a State Supreme Court case, we have been assigned
a room in the Criminal Court Building. However, as many people have
pointed out, it's a very appropriate building in which to be suing
Pataki's DHCR! (Dept of Housing and Community Renewal)

The Pataki Code Changes:

* Make it easier for landlords to evict and overcharge rent-stabilized

* Place undue constraints on the relationship between prime tenants and
roommates, particularly punishing the poor and elderly.

* Make it easier for landlords to increase rents for MCIs, appliances and
services, and harder for tenants to fight these unfair increases.
(see June 2000, Sept. 2000, & Jan. 2001 issues of TENANT )

For More Information Contact Met Council on Housing:

(212) 979-6238 ext. 6