Lifestyles of the Rent Stabilized: ‘Rent Is Too Damn High’ Leader Jimmy McMillan Faces Eviction

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, by Spencer Peterson
jimmy-mcmillan-107stmarks.jpg[Jimmy McMillan and 107 St. Marks Place. Photos via Wikimedia and PropertyShark]

Jimmy McMillan, beloved tenant crusader and founder of the Rent Is Too Damn High party, is facing eviction from his East Village apartment, where the rent is definitely not too damn high. Lisco Holdings, McMillan’;s landlord at 107 St. Marks Place, says that the rent-stabilized $ 872/month apartment is not McMillan’;s primary residence, which violates stabilization rules. Lisco says the perpetual political candidate’;s primary home is in Flatbush, but McMillan says that was just a campaign office.

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