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MWBEs play vital role in affordable housing
Jolie Milstein, Thu, Feb 21st, 2019 3:26:33 am

Last weekend, the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators (NYSABPRL) highlighted the various contributions of Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) to New York's economy at its 48th Annual Legislative Conference.

Events like these are a reminder of how far our State has come in creating equitable opportunities for MWBE businesses, and how much those businesses have contributed in building and preserving New York's affordable housing stock in communities across the State.

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New Yorkers Should Not Have Their Housing Security Held Hostage by Another Government Shutdown
Jolie Milstein, Thu, Feb 7th, 2019 3:17:48 am

For millions of New Yorkers who rely on subsidized housing programs, the longest government shutdown in history served as a stark reminder that they do not have the absolute housing
security they require. 

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The shutdown failed America’s most vulnerable—and it cannot happen again
Jolie Milstein, Wed, Jan 30th, 2019 4:24:25 am

Although the shutdown of the federal government came to a temporary close last week, millions of American families still do not have the housing security that they deserve.

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Scaffold law reform should be priority for state legislators
Jolie Milstein, Thu, Jan 10th, 2019 3:17:39 am

As state lawmakers convene in Albany for the new legislative session, their discussions to address the statewide housing crisis should include a focus on reforming the obscure but deeply problematic Scaffold Law.

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Time to get RAD with public housing
Jolie Milstein, Fri, Dec 14th, 2018 5:07:35 am

When state lawmakers return to Albany next month to start the new legislative session, they will have an opportunity to improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of public housing residents statewide by leveraging the tools offered by the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.

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