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Both the State Senate and Assembly are anticipated to pass the legislation Monday during a special session.
"I'm stuck in a Manhattan apartment I’ve been able to afford 15 years, and suddenly, the only income I can make through unemployment doesn’t come close to doing that."
Protesters brought furniture into the street in Lower Manhattan to simulate an eviction.
"The devil is in the details, and we have yet to see an executive order with any specifics."
"Unless there's some sort of miracle, people suddenly hit the lottery, or if all the landlords agree to cancel the rent, there's nothing in the law that says the judges can just forgive that."
Applications for a $100 million rental assistance program launched this week, and tenants must meet a laundry list of requirements.
Cuomo called the plan for homeowners a "bold" but "necessary" action.
A group of Stuyvesant Town tenants backed by local politicians say state-level rent reforms should keep their apartments rent-regulated.
The bill would set up a pathway to homeownership for renters.
"This type of housing is built around what $215 a month will get you in New York City: half of a bunk in a firetrap."
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