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State Sen. Hamilton and Councilmember Cumbo to Host Forum on Tenants' Rights

On February 24, at St.

On February 24, at St. Francis De Sales School for the Deaf, State Senator Jesse Hamilton and City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo will host "Know Your Rights Housing Forum," an opportunity for tenants to learn more about rent stabilization rules, HPD building code enforcement, housing court, rent protections for seniors, new rental lotteries, Section 8, tenants' rights and much more!

Brooklyn is changing:

-Nearly 70% of Brooklyn Residents are renters

-A Brooklynite would need to spend 98 percent of the median income to afford a home

-Rent rose 10% in Brooklyn since January 2014

-Rent rose 22% in Crown Heights in just one year

Come out and join the conversation about what rights you have in maintaining your current residence!