What: Sunset Park Rent Strikers to hold Sleep-in and People’s Inspection
Where: 553 46th Street Brooklyn, NY
When: Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Vigil: starting at 6:00 PM
Sleep-in: starting at 9:00 pm

On what may well be one of the hottest summer nights of 2012, on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in front of 553-46th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, dozens of rent strikers, their families, members of Occupy Sunset Park, and supporters will gather for a vigil at 6:00 pm and will then hold a sleep-in on the the sidewalk starting at 9:00 pm in front of their sweltering, decrepit buildings to protest the inhumane, unsafe, illegal and deplorable living conditions in the three adjacent buildings owned by one of the city’s worst landlords.

The following morning, tenants will conduct a people’s inspection of the buildings. Tenants have been told by the the Department of Housing and Preservation (HPD) Deputy Commissioner Vito Mustaciuolo that their landlord, Orazio Petito of Petito Management, has until July 19th to commence critical electrical

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