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Jon Haggins Globetrotter

Jon Haggins Globetrotter

June, 7, 2019 • 2 min read

Take a trip around the world in the comfort of your home with Jon Haggins Globetrotter–from Ireland to Spain, to the Caribbean, come explore what other cultures have to offer.

Landlords Push Back on Proposed Rent Regulations

New York’s rent regulations expiration next Saturday, June 15th.  Tenants and members of the Upstate Downstate Housing Alliance from across the state, demand New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators pass universal rent control legislation that would strengthen and expand tenants rights across the state of New York before rent laws expire.

Come Clean

Come Clean

June, 5, 2019 • 1 min read

Getting tired of the boring interview set ups? Tune into Come Clean, where Charles Eschelman interviews people around NYC inside a clawfoot bathtub.

What is Universal Rent Control?

What is Universal Rent Control?

May, 31, 2019 • 7 min read

As New York’s rent regulations expiration date grows closer, housing advocates and several Democratic legislators are working hard on a package of bills to establish universal rent control across the state.

Nine bills have been introduced in the State Senate and Assembly to address what activists call "loopholes" in the laws that have caused a decrease in the number of rent-stabilized apartments in New York City.  The platform incorporates several interconnected pieces of legislation. 

Create a Megacities Short Doc at MNN

Create a Megacities Short Doc at MNN

May, 31, 2019 • 4 min read

  

Have you ever wanted to submit your work to a film festival? Well here is a great short doc festival to get involved with. MNN is partnering with Megacities Short Docs for their upcoming Megacities international short documentary contest.