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Housing Notebook offers advice on tenants rights, decent affordable housing, and related urban affairs coverage, with call-ins. The program airs live over WBAI 99.5 FM in the New York metropolitan area most Monday nights from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Eastern Time. About the Hosts Scott Sommer has been a tenants rights activist for over 30 years. A former legal services attorney, Sommer is the honorary chair of the Metropolitan Council on Housing, New York's oldest tenant union. Sommer currently is the New York Sub-Regional Director for the United Auto Workers. You can follow Scott on twitter here. Vajra Kilgour has been involved in tenant struggles since the late 1960s. She has been co-chair of the 515-521 West 122nd Street Tenants' Association for over ten years, and has worked as a tenant organizer in Harlem and the South Bronx. For many years she was a member of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Council on Housing, and served on the first board of directors of the Harlem Tenants Council. In between podcasts, you can stay up to date on news for tenants at Met Council’s facebook page or on our twitter feed, and always find lots of information on our website.