Rally Held Against Luxury Rental Tower, 421a in PLG

Over in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, a group of protestors led by the Alliance for Tenant Power recently staged a rally against 626 Flatbush Avenue, a luxury high-rise currently taking shape near Prospect Park. The event was held in part to protest the ever-controversial 421-a tax abatement program, which developer Hudson Companies falls under.

According to Gothamist, around 75 protestors showed up at the site on Thursday, where speakers included local politicians Diana Richardson and Shirley Patterson, who are both running for the open Assembly seat whose district includes Prospect-Lefferts.

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