Helping Tenants in Flushing

Tenant advocates work in many parts of the city to support tenants who may be overcharged or suffer difficult living conditions. In Queens, one tenant organizer working with the group Faith in New York helps tenants in some Flushing apartment buildings.

Ruobing Li of Sinovision followed Luis Lei as he checked with renters, many of them Chinese, who have been hit with large rent increases from their landlord.

This video was produced as part of the 2016 Business Reporting Fellowship of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media and funded by a grant from News Corp. 

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