WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — There’s an affordable housing crisis in New York and it hits immigrants especially hard.
PIX11 was invited to a special class that’s empowering families in Washington Heights inside the northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation headquarters. Monday, students were learning English.
Executive Director Maria Lizardo says it’s part of a series of free classes for New Yorkers. The hottest new class is a tenant rights workshop, according to Lizardo. Hundreds of New Yorkers have already signed up.
These tenant rights workshops are free and once a month, usually the first Wednesday of every month. You can find out about it here.