A broad coalition of housing rights and community organizations is launching a campaign to educate renters about their legal rights.
The debate, held at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, drew not only workers who are members of unions but people impacted by the economic crisis in many different ways.
More than one million California renters have been hit hard by the foreclosure epidemic since the mortgage crisis began in 2007.
These days there is a noticeable fine dust permeating the air throughout this historic landmark hotel. One tenant walked into his bathroom to find that the ceiling had collapsed.