The New York Housing Conference was quoted in several stories and programs over the past several weeks about the state’s eviction moratorium and emergency rental assistance as well as the need for safety and legalization of basement apartments in New York City. See the links below.

NY1 – Millions of Americans no longer protected by the federal eviction moratorium: NYHC’s Brendan Cheney and NYSAFAH’s Jolie Milstein talked to Errol Louis about affordable housing and eviction issues statewide.

New York Times – New York Passes Bill Extending Eviction Moratorium to January, Sept. 1, 2021.

Politico – Why the White House loves the Texas renter rescue, Sep. 4, 2021.

CBS 2 – Deaths Tied to Ida Raise Concerns About Underground Apartments, Sep. 4, 2021. NYHC’s Brendan Cheney was quoted in two versions of the story – the first one was more focused on the policy and included comments from RPA’s Moses Gates and Chhaya’s Annetta Seecharran, and the second was more focused on personal stories from the flooding.