VOCAL-NY leader Jim Lister was featured in an AOL story on housing activists involved in Occupy Wall Street, where he highlighted our campaign to prevent homelessness for thousands of low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS and their families through a 30% rent cap.
The article featured stories from across the country by our allies affiliated with National People’s Action.
AOL: Occupy Wall Street: Housing Stories From the Front Lines
Jim Lister (pictured at right), an advocate for lower-income tenants living with HIV/AIDS, was marching to put a 30 percent income cap on rent for low-income renters living on disability. In Lister’s case, he’s living the reverse, he says — 74 percent toward rent, and 26 percent for everything else.
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