Inez Dickens

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Inez Dickens
Inez Dickens CROPPED.jpg
Dickens in 2010.
Member of the New York City Council from the 9th District
Assumed office
January 1, 2006
Preceded by Bill Perkins
Constituency Central Harlem; parts of Morningside Heights, Upper West Side, East Harlem
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence New York City, New York, USA
Website NYC Council: District 9

Inez Dickens is a member of the New York City Council, representing the 9th District, which includes Central Harlem. She replaced Bill Perkins after he ran for Manhattan Borough President. In the 2004 presidential election, she served as one of New York's 33 presidential electors, casting her ballot for John Kerry. She is currently the Chair of the New York City Council's Ethics Committee.

Slumlord Scandal[edit]

In August 2013, the New York Post wrote a series of articles detailing Inez Dicken's history as a landlord. As of July 2013, she had $265,000 in unpaid code violations dating as far back as 2004,[1][2][3] earning her a spot on the Public Advocate's "Worst Landlord's Watch List."[4] She had previously voted to improve "slumlord accountability."[5]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Perkins
New York City Council, 9th District