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Housing advocates argue that Mayor Eric Adams plans to spend $22 billion over the next decade to preserve and build affordable housing in New York City falls far short of what he promised last year during his mayoral campaign.
Several landlords and real estate brokers agreed in a court settlement to improve training programs, recommit to ending housing discrimination
Mayor Eric Adams maintained more people would seek city shelter as outreach workers gained their trust over time.
The state Attorney General’s Office sent letters to landlords who were in apparent violation of new law
Albany lawmakers have been ambivalent about the chances of another rent reform bill.
Demolition began on the Seth Boyden Court apartments Thursday, nearly a decade after residents were first relocated.
Residents said they had not heard from the city.
Oswald Feliz was named head of a special committee to investigate and prevent fires similar to Twin Parks, which happened in his district.
Governor Kathy Hochul said she will allow a statewide eviction moratorium to expire Saturday, noting that it was never intended to be permanent. Instead of pushing for a new extension, tenant advocates have turned their attention to a state bill introduced in 2019.
Those allowed to go back reported broken windows and soot-covered belongings, while hundreds of other tenants remained stuck in hotels, awaiting news about when and if they’ll be able to return to their homes.
The death toll went from 19 to 17 and from nine children to eight, but officials are still investigating.
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