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PDF "Workers sue owners of Chinatown restaurant, claim were paid $1.27 an hour, no overtime ," New York Daily News, November 10, 2010

PDF "Let's Play, "Who's My Landlord?"," The Village Voice, November 3, 2010

PDF "Trabajadoras domesticas en la lucha," Hoy!, October 28, 2010

PDF "Collective Bargaining is Necessary Next Step for Domestic Workers," UJC Press Release, October 28, 2010

PDF "Borough President Marty Markowitz says cost is too steep for $3.9 million housing project," New York Daily News, October 27, 2010

PDF "Time to Bargain, Say New York's Domestic Workers," Labor Notes.org, October 27, 2010

PDF "New Report from Domestic Workers United & Urban Justice Center: Collective Bargaining is Necessary Step for Domestice Workers," UJC Press Advisory, October 27, 2010

"Mr. Landlord, Tear Down That Penthouse," The New York Times, August 4, 2010

"Activists Say Yankees Not Living Up to Their End of Agreement; Lawsuit May Follow," Huffington Post, July 21, 2010

"Activists Say Yankees Not Living Up to Their End of Agreement; Lawsuit May Follow," Bronx News Network, July 21, 2010

"Comunidad pide a Yankees cumplir promesas," El Diario NY, July 16, 2010

"South Bronx Coalition demands transparency from the New York Yankees," LatinoSports.com, July 16, 2010

"Dead Boss Still Stiffing Bronx From Beyond the Grave?," Village Voice, July 15, 2010

"Woman says Indian official, hubby held her in 'slavery'," New York Post, July 2, 2010

MP3 "The State of Public Housing (audio)," The Brian Lehrer Show, June 18, 2010
Direct link to MP3 of show.

"The State of Public Housing," The Brian Lehrer Show, June 18, 2010
Alexa Kasdan, director of research and policy at the Urban Justice Center's Community Development Project, and Agnes Rivera, board member at Community Voices Heard and a resident of the Wagner Houses in East Harlem, discuss their report "We Call These Projects Home: Solving the Housing Crisis from the Ground Up".

PDF "Debt Deception: How Debt Buyers Abuse the Legal System to Prey on Lower-Income New Yorkers," UJC Press Release, May 24, 2010

"Queens homeowners sue Chase to gain relief from foreclosure," YourNabe.com, May 24, 2010

"We Call These Projects Home," Huffington Post, May 19, 2010

PDF "We Call These Projects Home," UJC Press Release, May 18, 2010

VIDEO "We Call These Projects Home," Right to the City, May 17, 2010

"Another push to turn luxury condos into affordable housing, but cost is unclear; report proposes eminent domain for condos but slams it for AY," Atlantic Yards Report, May 12, 2010

"Edificios de lujo para desamparados," El Diario, May 12, 2010

"Vacant Luxury Apartments Could Come Within Reach," The Wall Street Journal, May 12, 2010

"Taxes take hit in luxury condo bust: study," NY Daily News, May 12, 2010

"Chase's Foreclosure Disgrace," The Nation, May 11, 2010

"Empty Condo Buildings Don't Pay Taxes, Report Says," Curbed NY, May 11, 2010

"4,000 new luxury condos sitting vacant," Crain's New York Business, May 11, 2010

PDF "New Report: Over 4,000 Luxury Units in Six NYC Neighborhoods," UJC Press Release, May 11, 2010

"Luxe condos clogging city - what to do?," Metro International, May 10, 2010

"Chase Sued by HAMP Rejects," Housing Watch, May 6, 2010

"Frustrated homeowners sue JPMorgan Chase over mortgage loan mess," NY Daily News, May 5, 2010

"Chase sued in NYC for denying foreclosure relief," Crain's New York Business, May 4, 2010

"New lawsuit charges JPMorgan with denying home loan modifications," The Real Deal, May 4, 2010

"Suit Highlights Risks in Loan Modification Program," Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2010

"Chase Sued AGAIN Over Mortgage Modifications Gone Wrong," Huffington Post, May 4, 2010

PDF "JP Morgan Chase Illegally Denying Homeowners Foreclosure Relief," UJC Press Release, May 4, 2010
NYC Homeowners Sue Chase for Unexplained Delays & Denials of Permanent Modifications under Federal Program, Including after Months of 'Trial Payments'

"Report: Public Housing Works, When You Invest In It," RaceWire, May 2010

PDF "Three Suits Claim Labor-Law Violations," The New York Times, April 14, 2010

PDF "Tenant Activists Slap Landlord, Win Big Bucks," Village Voice, April 12, 2010

PDF "Bronx tenants sue to oust their landlord," Crain's New York Business, April 1, 2010


VIDEO "UJC on Senator Duane's Show in the Neighborhood," State Senator Tom Duane's Office, March 1, 2010

PDF "New Report: Syringe Access Program Participants Cite Policing Practices as Barrier to Public Health," Press Release, January 29, 2010

PDF "Murky laws endangering New York's syringe exchange programs: study," New York Daily News, January 29, 2010

PDF "Real Estate Group Harassed Tenants to Gentrify: Cuomo," NBC4 New York, January 28, 2010

PDF "Tishman, BlackRock To Skip Stuyvesant Town Payment ," Wall Street Journal, January 8, 2010

PDF "Court victory for Bronx tenants forces landlord to rescind recent increases," New York Daily News, January 6, 2010

PDF "Bronx Tenants Win Injunction, as Judge Cites Stuy Town Case," WNYC, January 6, 2010

PDF "Bronx tenants win case citing Stuy Town," Crain's New York Business, January 5, 2010

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