PORTRAITS: INJUSTICE (coming soon…)

The Way NYC Loft Tenants Sometimes Feel
still photo from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #1 — The Billion Dollar Loft Board
How the New York City Loft Board Staff all but repealed the Loft Law to effectively bestow upon Real Estate interests upwards of a Billion dollar handout (or more)

A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #2 — [Redacted]
An inconsistent and unfair determination by the NYC Loft Board

(A[Redacted] Teachers’ Companion Piece)
REPAIRING A WRONG — [Redacted]
A real world exercise in participatory action democracy

A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #3 — AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL RULE
How the Loft Board turned an Environmental Control Board policy designed to encourage residential living into a tool to evict residential loft tenants and no one else..

A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #4 — THE TENANTS OF 79 LORIMER
How a law designed to protect all Loft occupants turned into a battle to protect the contract rights of  prime lessees holding sham leases.

A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #5 — THE TENANT WHO DIDN’T EXIST
A tenant the Loft Board found does not live in his long time home receives a predicate eviction notice 

A PORTRAIT: INJUSTICE #6 —  DOUBLE STANDARDS AT THE LOFT BOARD
aka How Canons of Construction became Cannons of Destruction

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A PORTRAIT IN: JUSTICE #1
The NYC Loft Board joins forces with the City Council, the City and the State to stay loft tenant evictions until “we can figure out what the he*l is going on here.”
(fact, fiction or fantasy?)

EXCERPTS FROM LETTERS TO THE NYC LOFT BOARD
How a law passed to protect NYC Loft Tenants became a law that endangers them.

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