Community Voices Heard and City Council Members Call on Mayor de Blasio for a NYCHA Repair Timeline and Demand for $2 Billion to Expedite Process

City Hall, NY - June 7, 2018 Members of Community Voices Heard (CVH) stood with Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo, and Council Members Diana Ayala, Carlina Rivera, Helen Rosenthal, Ben Kallos, and Alika Ampry-Samuel to call on Mayor de Blasio and NYCHA to deliver a repair timeline of each building, as well as renew their demand for $2 billion to be included in the city budget to expedite the repair process.

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Diana Ramos Gutierrez
HUD's proposed changes create hurdles not ladders

The new legislation also proposes enabling public housing agencies or private property owners participating in project-based assistance programs, such as Section 8, to implement work requirements for most families. These requirements are paternalistic penalties on people for being lower income. The obligation for renting any housing is paying rent. People on housing assistance must meet this basic contractual obligation.

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