Flyer- We Support Rent Strike Against Rats, Roaches, and Ridiculous Rents (CHNC Aug 15, 1964)

Flyer distributed by the Clinton Hill Neighborhood Council and the Newark Community Union Project (NCUP) to rally support for a rent strike demonstration in August of 1964. A rent strike was a tactic used by tenants to force a landlord to make repairs to a housing unit by witholding rent payment until repairs were made.  -- Credit: Newark Public Library

Flyer distributed by the Clinton Hill Neighborhood Council and the Newark Community Union Project (NCUP) to rally support for a rent strike demonstration in August of 1964. A rent strike was a tactic used by tenants to force a landlord to make repairs to a housing unit by witholding rent payment until repairs were made. — Credit: Newark Public Library