As the next Manhattan Borough President, Thomas Lopez-Pierre wants to help build a Manhattan that welcomes new people from all racial, income and religious backgrounds, while at the same time protects rent regulated tenants and public housing tenants from housing displacements.
If we work together as "One Manhattan, Protected From Greedy Landlords!": Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Black, Hispanic, White, Asian, we can protect ALL rent regulated tenants and ALL public housing tenants from displacement!
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 our communities.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre is a 50 year old man of Black and Hispanic descent.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre was abandoned at birth by his mother, born addicted to drugs and raised in foster care and group homes.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre shares custody of 8 year old twin daughters and a 13 year old son with his ex-wife.
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 on the Upper West Side 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 in NYC.
Currently, far too many of our elected officials have been corrupted by campaign contributions from landlords.
As a result, landlords in New York City have been able to weaken housing laws that protect rent regulated tenants and secure ownership of a number of public housing developments (and/or property).