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New York – Today, the statewide Housing Justice for All (HJ4A) coalition condemned major flaws in Cuomo’s Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program (ERAP) that have left struggling tenants without relief. “Governor Cuomo’s implementation of the Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program (ERAP) has been an utter failure, undermining goals of easy access and leaving thousands of …
We Won a Strong Rent Relief Program, But More Must Be Done to Protect Tenants and Homeless New Yorkers: Housing Justice for All Responds to State Budget
NEW YORK, NY —- Housing Justice for All, a leading statewide coalition of organizations that represent low-income tenants and homeless New Yorkers, released the following statement in response to the final state budget passed by the state legislature and Governor Cuomo: “Over the last year, thousands of tenants and homeless New Yorkers have demanded the …
Over the last year, millions of New Yorkers have fallen behind on rent as unemployment skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. 92,000 New Yorkers who were homeless before COVID-19 are living in unsafe settings and dying from the virus at a rate 78% higher than our housed neighbors. The housing crisis which existed before the pandemic has been made more acute.
Housing Justice for All, Right to Counsel NYC respond to Governor Cuomo’s announcement “extending” the Eviction Moratorium
Governor Cuomo’s announcement “extending” the eviction moratorium until January 1, 2021 is misleading and disingenuous. On October 1st, unless Governor Cuomo releases new details, eviction cases will move forward — devastating New Yorkers struggling to recover from COVID-19.
New York’s Leading Labor Leaders Call on Albany To Enact The Emergency Housing Stability and Displacement Prevention Act
Key Legislation Would Protect Hundreds of Thousands of New Yorkers From Residential and Commercial Eviction