Last month, the Daily News ran a wonderful Bronx story about residents of a small West Farms walk-up banding together to try and form a co-op.

After years of neglect by the building’s owner who is located in the Hamptons, these brave tenants embarked on a journey which they hope will eventually lead to homeownership. Instead of simply withholding rent, they continued to do so by putting the rent money into an escrow account and then utilized the funds to correct the most severe of neglect such as rehabilitating several kitchens, hiring an exterminator for the gross infestation they were let to live in and even had their boiler repaired.


Read more about these model Bronxites banning together against injustice.

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