Policy Updates

  • trifecta “… Little was specified about how the $2 billion allocated in the budget [for housing] would be used, so Governor Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie have to ink a memorandum of understanding to get the dollars flowing. Nearly 100 groups have signed on to the push to get an […] Read More
  • Albany “There is an affordable-housing community that wants to be buying sites and identifying projects that this money could fund, but all of that gets held up if we don’t have a statewide housing plan,” said Rachel Fee, executive director of the New York Housing Conference. Read More
  • nyhc-newsroom June 16th legislative session ends $2 billion in affordable housing funding was enacted in the NYS Budget on April 1 in recognition of our state’s worsening affordable housing and homeless crisis. $2 billion unspent Funds for 100,000-unit affordable housing initiative cannot be spent until Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Leader John Flanagan and Assembly Speaker Carl […] Read More

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