Jimmy McMillan, the man who has become famous for making his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high,” said Tuesday that he is running the risk of losing his place to live.
The New York City Rent Guidelines Board has voted rent can go up 4 percent on one-year leases and 7.75 percent on two-year leases on rent-stabilized apartments.
Jimmy McMillan, the man who ran for New York governor because “the rent is too damn high,” claims he’s being kicked out of his rent-controlled Manhattan apartment so his landlord can charge a new tenant more money.
Jimmy McMillan pretty much stole the show during Monday night’s gubernatorial debate, repeatedly claiming that the “rent is too damn high,” but there are questions about the charismatic candidate’s past.
Cuomo hearkened to a time past when he said New York state government was considered a model for others. Paladino, meanwhile, said the government didn’t just need tweaking, but a major overhaul.
As all seven gubernatorial candidates prepare, a New York Times poll shows Democrat Andrew Cuomo is gathering strength among voters.