Queens Pol’s Rent Subsidy Plan to Curb Homelessness Wins Support of City’s Largest Landlord Group

A Queens Assemblyman’s plan to crack down on the city homeless crisis has managed to unite affordable housing advocates and landlords.

The Rent Stabilization Association, the city’s largest landlord organization, Friday threw its support behind the plan by Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Queens) called the Home Stability Support program that is intended to reduce reliance on homeless shelters by creating a new statewide rent subsidy to keep people in their homes.

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