Adriano Espaillat's posts related to Housing

CBS News: Sen. Espaillat and Elected officials help to provide housing to Octavio Estevez

NYC Father in need of life-saving kidney transplant gets new home

By Alex Silverman

Friday, December 24, 2011

 

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Just days ago, he was pleading for his life on the steps of City Hall. Now on Christmas eve, Octavio Estevez and his family have a place to live and a chance at a future together.

Estevez is in need of a kidney transplant and had to leave his job because of his health. Because he couldn’t afford his rent, he and family have been living in a shelter.

Without a permanent home, hospitals have said they can’t perform the kidney transplant surgery Estevez needs to stay alive.

But now, that’s all changed.

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Senator Espaillat Leads 29 Senators in Calling for Restoration of Crucial Housing Funding

Senators express support for restoration of $25 million in foreclosure prevention and $22.35 million in funding for Neighborhood and Rural Preservation Programs

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NY Presbyterian hiking rents on blue-collar workers.

By Simone Weichselbaum/NY DAILY NEWS

New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is hiking rents in subsidized housing it provides to blue collar workers in an effort to squeeze them out, residents say.

Scores of maintenance men, security guards and other lower-wage employees pay under $1,000 a month to live in apartments on tree-lined streets near the Broadway facility while rent for new residents is at market rates nearly twice as high.

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Petition: Support Expansion of Rent Regulation Laws

To sign my petition and show your support for the expanstion of rent regulation laws that are due to expire in June fill out the form below. 

State Budget Includes Nearly Half a Billion Dollars for Affordable Housing

State Budget Includes Nearly Half a Billion Dollars for Affordable Housing

$100 million for NYCHA, first state investment since 1998

 

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El Editorial de Espaillat en El Diario --- Salvemos la Unidad de Protección al Inquilino

El Editorial de Espaillat en El Diario -- Salvemos la Unidad de Protección al Inquilino

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