MFJ’s Leah Goodridge Fights for Rent Freeze at Rent Guidelines Board

Mobilization for Justice Supervising Attorney Leah Goodridge, one of two tenant representatives on New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board (RGB), led an effort to convince the Board to adopt a rent freeze. Despite compelling testimony on the impact of another rent hike on low-income tenants, and expert commentary on how earlier large rent increases were based on faulty data, the RGB voted in favor of 1.5-2.5% increases. Click here to listen to Ms. Goodridge’s analysis of the process and impact of the vote on New York City’s housing crisis on Tenant Action Today, with host Timothy Collins.