Hundreds of people marched from Glendale to Bushwick, and back to Ridgewood where they held a sleep-out to demand an eviction-free New York on Saturday, Aug. 1.
"Today is the day to pay rent, unfortunately, more than 1 million people have lost their income and haven't been able to pay rent," said Raquel Namuche, an organizer with the Ridgewood Tenants Union (RTU). "That's why we're here demonstrating to tell [Gov. Andrew] Cuomo [we need] 'universal rent relief, the actual cancellation of rent.'"
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Tenants in Queens and Brooklyn marched to demand an "eviction-free New York" in Ridgewood on Saturday, August 1. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City
Hundreds of people marched from Glendale to Bushwick, and back to Ridgewood where they [...]