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The city currently operates more than 200 shelters for recent arrivals.
A coalition of upstate tenants, labor unions and community organizations are telling legislative leaders that “good cause” eviction must apply statewide.
The developer group found that new housing projects have dropped off since a state tax break expired.
The New York City deputy mayor for housing said the governor has included all the city’s priorities in her budget proposal. The next hurdle is convincing lawmakers.
New rental vacancy numbers should spur political leaders to act fast to build more units.
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The number of available apartments to rent in the five boroughs dropped to 1.4% of the total housing stock, the lowest since 1968.
Speaker Adrienne Adams said it’s now a wait-and-see over whether the Adams administration will comply with new law before a decision is made to take legal action.
The governor said there is increased interest in state grants to build housing.
State Sen. Cordell Cleare and Assembly Member Emily Gallagher are sponsoring a bill to create the Social Housing Development Authority, which would build housing directly instead of relying on private developers.
Rather than just relying on private developers, New York state can set up a Social Housing Development Authority to build affordable housing itself.
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Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Anne Williams-Isom and Department of Social Services Commissioner Molly Wasow-Park detail the city’s shift away from the “right-to-shelter” mandate at the annual Upstream Symposium hosted by HELP USA.
Here’s legislation that can remove major hurdles to producing mixed income development and avoids further concentrating poverty.
State university faculty and administrators are cautiously optimistic about the governor’s proposal to build housing on state-owned land.
After her previous proposals were rejected, the governor is leaving the most controversial parts of a 421-a replacement for others to decide.
After a slow start, about 100 families have moved into housing upstate.
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Thousands of families will be asked to start reapplying for shelter starting Tuesday.
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In a unanimous vote, the Orange County city declared a housing emergency to stabilize rents.
The city would be the second upstate to opt in to rent stabilization, declaring a local housing emergency.
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