City Pushes Back Against Another Austere HUD Budget

The Trump administration’s FY 2019 budget once again includes unprecedented cuts to the nation’s housing programs that could have a drastic impact on New York’s affordability crisis and public housing stock if approved, housing advocates say.

While they would impact tenants across the nation, the cuts would have a particularly harsh impact in New York, which would suffer from the second highest number of lost Housing Choice Vouchers after California, and by far the largest cut in public housing funding.