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Tuesday, June 28, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Rent Laws Renewed, But Only With Minimal Improvements

Late last week the New York State Legislature struck a deal to renew rent laws protecting 2.5 million tenants. But the minimal improvements in the law will mean further erosion of affordable, rent-regulated housing in NYC.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Advantage Tenants: What You Need to Know [Updated]

Updates on Court rulings and options for households who have reached the end of their voucher.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
One Million Families At Risk

New York laws protecting one million tenant households from eviction and arbitrary rent hikes expire tomorrow, threatening a new wave of homelessness. Now is the time to urge Governor Cuomo and State Legislators to renew – and strengthen – the rent laws.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
FACT VS. SPIN:  Federal Housing Programs and NYC Homelessness

Bloomberg administration officials keep spreading the falsehood that Federal housing programs are not available to help homeless New Yorkers. The reality is that Federal housing aid, though scarce, IS available – and is proven to reduce homelessness.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Advantage Tenants: Rent will be paid for June and likely for several additional months!

The Appellate Court ordered Advantage rent be paid until the appeal is decided; arguments won't be heard until September.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Bloomberg Administration Officials to NY Times:  Up Is Down, Night Is Day, 2 + 2 = 5, Etc. Etc.

Mayor Bloomberg and City officials make the absurd claim that the so-called “generosity” of the flawed Advantage program was attracting families to municipal shelters – and unbelievably, they are using this long-discredited myth to justify eliminating ALL housing assistance for NYC homeless families.

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