In mid-May, some Union Square businesses received information from their landlords and management companies informing them of substantial rent increases. These businesses that make up the block that include:
On Friday, May 30, Union United held a rally to demonstrate how the exorbitant rent increases hurt small, local and immigrant-owned businesses. After a few introductory remarks from group leaders were made, we visited local businesses that are being affected and showed our support to keep local jobs in Union Square.

 

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