rent is too damn high

Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, running for New York State Governor, speaks during the gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University October 18, 2010 in Hempstead, New York. The two main candidates, Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino, appeared onstage with candidates Kristen Davis of the Anti-Prohibition Party, Warren Redlich of the Libertarian Party, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, and Charles Barron of the Freedom Party. (Photo by Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images)

Jimmy McMillan Of ‘Rent Is Too Damn High’ Fame Says He’s Facing Eviction Again

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.

01/27/2015

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2010 file photo, Jimmy McMillan appears on the "Imus in the Morning" program in New York. (credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Jimmy McMillan, ‘Rent Is Too Damn High’ Candidate, Faces Eviction

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.

08/05/2011