En Español Know Your Rights
Source: WNYC Public Radio
Subject: Housing & Environmental Justice
Type: Media Coverage

Protesters Try to Spoil Espada’s Fancy Luncheon

**Protesters and tenants rights
groups
followed Bronx Senator Pedro
Espada Jr. to a speaking engagement today at the plush Water Club Restaurant on
the Hudson.
They are calling on Espada to support legislation which passed in the Senate
last month and would extend the Mitchell-Lama and Section 8 rent-stabilization
protections as well as repeal “vacancy decontrol” which allows landlords to
increase their rent at market prices
.

**Make the Road NY organizers and members took part in the
protest.

**MRNY is also in support of the pro-tenant
legislation.