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OWS Protesters Force Landlord To Restore Heat To Tenants | Care2 Causes

OWS Protesters Force Landlord To Restore Heat To Tenants | Care2 Causes

Written by Zaid Jilani , ThinkProgress The Huffington Post’s Trymaine Lee reports on a victory Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York City scored late last week. The eight tenants of a Harlem apartment building on West 142nd Street had been living with only intermittent heat and hot water for years. According “to the city’s housing and preservation agency, there are currently 293 open violations at the location, including violations for not providing heat, hot water and not providing ready access to the boiler room.” So Occupy Wall Street protesters launched Operation Occupy 477 Sugarhill. Dozens of protesters encamped themselves at the building, with at least ten protesters staying around the clock. Following “an all-day occupation on Halloween and the arrest of one protester, the landlord relented , allowing access to the boiler room. By late Friday evening, workers w...

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care2.com 12 Nov '11, 1am

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