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  • Trump’s budget would exacerbate New York’s affordable housing crisis. Rents would spike and public housing would suffer under cuts prompted by GOP’s tax giveaway. Read Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY14) and NYHC Executive Director Rachel Fee’s joint op-ed in Crain’s New York Business condemning the Trump budget here or review the text below. “Our city is facing an […] Read More
  • Today, New York Housing Conference, Community Service Society of New York, Coalition for the Homeless, Enterprise Community Partners, LISC NYC, Center for New York City Neighborhoods, Leading Age New York and the Neighborhood Preservation Coalition of New York State, wrote a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio. We asked our State […] Read More
  • NYHC has developed the #TrumpRentHike calculator for HUD-assisted tenants and public housing residents to find out how much President Trump intends to raise their rent. In his budget request to Congress, President Trump proposes to increase rent for HUD-assisted households from 30% of adjusted income to 35% of gross income with the elimination of deductions, […] Read More

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