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As One Community: Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Black, Hispanic, White, Asian, We Can STOP The "Greedy Landlords"!
1 - Jewish landlords own more than 80% of the private multi-family (5 units or more) apartment buildings in Upper Manhattan (and the numbers are similar in other Black and Hispanic communities in NYC);
2 - Jewish landlords are at the forefront - guilty of pushing out Black and Hispanic low income tenants in NYC.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre believes that most Jewish people in NYC are GOOD PEOPLE but are just unaware of the unethical and greedy business practices of far too many Jewish landlords.
In the 2017 Democratic Primary, Thomas Lopez-Pierre recieved 3,179 votes!
In the 2017 Democratic Primary, Thomas Lopez-Pierre received 3,179 votes in his first attempt at being elected to government office (City Council, 7th NYC Council District - Upper West Side, West Harlem, Washington Heights in Manhattan).
Thomas Lopez-Pierre challenged an incumbent funded with $439,000 (of which over $100,000 came from the real estate industry) in an election year in which NO INCUMBENTS failed to be re-elected.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre: is a 49 year old Christian man of Dominican, Puerto Rican and Haitian descent.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre was abandon at birth by his mother, born addicted to drugs, raised in foster care and group homes.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre has 7 year old twin daughters and an 12 year old son from a previous marriage.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre's son, a public school student (charter school), earned top scores: all 4's on his Math, Science and English NYS exams.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre attended John Jay College/CUNY.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre is a member of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre lives in the Manhattan Valley section of Upper Manhattan.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre has for the last few years, served as the Executive Director of the Harlem Family Eviction Prevention Fund, Inc.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre is a man of the people, fighting for economic and social justice by protecting tenants from being pushed out of their apartments by greedy landlords.
Currently, far too many of our elected officials have been corrupted with campaign contributions from landlords/real estate industry and as a result landlords have been able to weaken housing laws that protect tenants.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre does NOT accept campaign contributions from landlords/real estate industry.
As the next member of the NYC Council from the 7th Council District (God willing), Thomas Lopez-Pierre will work to implement laws that restrict landlords ability to raise rents, harass and displace tenants.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre wants to help build a community in Upper Manhattan that welcomes new people from all racial, income and religious backgrounds while at the same time protects long-term tenants from housing displacement.
As One Community: Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Black, Hispanic White, Asian, We Can STOP The "Greedy Landlords"!
A native New Yorker, Thomas Lopez-Pierre's professional background is rooted in social responsibility and devoted to economic empowerment and philanthropic endeavors that help strengthen his community.