Rep. Hakeem Jeffries was on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC and he discussed politics and policy, including the housing safety net ideas raised in NY Daily News Op-Ed he co-authored with New York Housing Conference Executive Director, Rachel Fee. Jeffries explained the need to fully fund the Section 8 rental assistance program and move it to the mandatory side of the federal budget which will go a long way towards recognizing housing as a right in America.  

During the interview, Rep. Jeffries called Rachel Fee, “one of city’s leading thinkers related to affordable housing issues.”  To hear the entire interview, click here.