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Protest Dr. Jay's

  • Dr. Jay’s 485 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)
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The Tenants of 83-85 Bowery are launching a boycott of Dr. Jay’s clothing store chain, and they want the support of NYC-DSA. The launch will coincide with a rally on October 8, 2017 outside of Dr. Jay’s, Fulton Mall location (485 Fulton St), starting at 3:30 PM.

Dr. Jay’s owner, Joseph Betesh, is a property speculator that use different tricks to make his apartments unlivable, and thereby displace the working people who live in the two Bowery buildings. He has refused to comply with court ordered repairs, and refuses to recognize the buildings as rent-stabilized.

Housing is a human right. Support the tenants protest against Dr. Jay's and come to the rally. We demand that Betesh repair the Bowery buildings and acknowledge that the buildings are rent-stabilized!

More information:

See the Village Voice coverage of the Bowery tenants' story: https://www.villagevoice.com/2017/07/25/chinatown-tenants-landlords-mass-eviction-attempt-based-on-lies/

Video about the campaign: https://vimeo.com/229398210