Stories from New York’s Housing Crisis

Winsome Pendergrass

Winsome Pendergrass is a home health aid, domestic worker, and a tenant in Brownsville, Brooklyn. She immigrated to the United States from Jamaica and has …
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Velvet Johnson Ross

Velvet Johnson Ross is an activist, accomplished performing artist and women’s historian. She understands personally how the intersections of race, class and gender impact Black …
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Moreom Perven

Moreom Perven has been living in her apartment in Jamaica, Queens for more than 20 years, since she first  came to this country from Bangladesh. …
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Najee Wilson

Najee Wilson has been on rent strike since May 2020. He is a Multi-Disciplinary artist and Yoga Instructor come Housing Justice advocate from Charleston South …
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