June 6, 2018
"A lot of these manufacturing buildings were converted into housing, work-and-live environments. That is a culture that has been created throughout New York City. Now that landlords no longer, or are seeing a different perspective on these buildings, they want to vacate these people that have lived there and I'm talking about 10, 15, 20 years. They deserve the right to live there. They've earned it and they should be respected," said Assemblywoman Maritza Davila while speaking on a bill that would amend how rents in interim dwelling units are controlled. (A.8409-B)