Policy Updates

  • On February 20th at 12:30pm, Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-NY14), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, with the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) and other leaders of some of New York’s most vocal housing and tenant advocacy groups [New York Community Service Society, Enterprise Community Partners Inc., NY Communities for Change, Community Voices Heard, Legal Aid NYC, Habitat […] Read More
  • Rachel Fee wrote an Op-ed published in the Daily News on February 16th. Please find the text below: “President Trump’s budget is likely dead on arrival in Congress, but the message he sent to people living in public housing is not a tweet to delete or a truth easily denigrated as “fake news.” It is […] Read More
  • *BLOG POST UPDATED 2/16/18 TO REFLECT CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES’ CHANGE IN RENT INCREASE IMPACT ESTIMATIONS President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget cuts HUD funding by $8.8 billion or 18.3% compared to enacted FY 2017 funding [1]. This proposal represents a major shift in the federal government’s role in subsidized housing. Public Housing Capital, […] Read More

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