Policy Updates

  • Andrew-Cuomo “We are tired of excuses,” said Rachel Fee, head of advocacy group New York Housing Conference, which held a press conference Thursday with other organizations. “We want action, and we want solutions.” Read More
  • Tax-Exempt-Bond-Infographic-Section-2 Tax-Exempt Housing Bonds, under possible threat in federal tax reform, finance 40% of affordable housing new construction. At a marginal expense to the federal government, housing bonds are a low-cost financing tool that puts into a motion a huge multiplier effect that produces jobs and bolsters our country’s rental and owner-occupied housing stock. Click the […] Read More
  • rsz_screenshot_64 As the Trump Administration proposes massive cuts to everything from housing programs to environmental enforcement, it doesn’t specify exactly where reductions will come from with some exceptions, such us the complete elimination of what’s called the Community Development Block Grant. “[CDBG] does serve a wide range of community needs, but to say it’s not targeted isn’t […] Read More

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