Housing Notebook is a weekly live call-in radio show covering the housing movement in New York City and around the world. The show is a production of the Metropolitan Council on Housing.
Monday evenings from 8 – 9 p.m.
- On the radio: 99.5 WBAI FM (in the New York metropolitan area)
- On the Internet: live on wbai.org, or visit the WBAI archive.
The programming schedule is subject to occasional changes.
Tune in for the latest news from New York City and around the world on struggles to achieve safe, decent, affordable housing for all. Shows include interviews with guests and calls from listeners regarding political developments or questions about tenants’ rights.
Missed a show? You can still hear it. Programs from the past 90 days can be accessed on WBAI’s archive of recent Housing Notebook episodes.
The history of Housing Notebook
Housing Notebook has been broadcast over Pacifica Radio’s New York outlet, WBAI · 99.5 FM for over 30 years.
The current host, Scott Sommer, stepped into the studio after Met Council on Housing leaders such as Esther Rand, Roberto “Bob” Marrero, and Susan Radosh, established Housing Notebook as a staple of WBAI’s schedule. Sommer, a long time tenant activist and former legal services attorney, has been discussing issues of housing and related urban affairs and giving advice on tenants’ rights over the air since 1984.
About the show’s hosts
Call-in or contact the show
The call-in number for the live show is 212-209-2900.
For other correspondence regarding the show, email: firstname.lastname@example.org