Category: Housing & Environmental Justice

Live from Albany: The Rent is Too High

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Today on La Voz with Mariel Fiori we are broadcasting live from Albany, the capital of the state of New York, where more than a thousand people, members of a coalition of more than 80 organizations for Housing Justice come today to ask that our legislators vote in favor of a package of bills that would benefit renters...

Renters rally in Albany for more tenant protections

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Dozens of Queens tenants boarded two buses before dawn Tuesday, embarking on an early journey to Albany to advocate for greater tenant protections. "As this affordability and housing crisis continues, people don't have the safety nets that they need or the programs or help from the government that they need to be able to survive during this crisis," Leslie Ariza, a media associate for Make the Road New York, said.