323: The Super

323: The Super

Jan 5, 2007
In 1980's New York City, rent is rising: it seems out of control, and residents struggle to keep up. So Jack Hitt helps organize tenants, and threatens a rent strike. This does not go over so well with his building super, who, as it turns out, is a very dangerous man.
This and other stories of the mysterious hold supers have on their buildings, or their buildings have on them.
  • Host Ira Glass visits an Upper East Side building in Manhattan where Peter Roach has been the super for about ten years. (3 minutes) FunnyHousingJobs/Employment

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