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NY Daily News: Freshman Sen. Espaillat going to bat for more than 1M tenants from rent regulation changes

By Frank Lombardi

The regs, which shelter more than 1 million apartments in the city from full market-rate rents, expire June 14. They last came up for renewal in 2003, with awful results for pro-tenant forces.Uptown state Sen. Adriano Espaillat is technically a freshman, but he has become the Democratic pointman in Albany's tug-of-war over rent regulations.

April 19, 2011
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Counting Down To Rent Control Reform

Albany Times Union:

By Stephanie Lee

Democrat senators want rent control reform … and they want it in the next 63 days and 13 minutes, give or take.

A group of senators unveiled this morning an LCD clock that will count down to the end of June 15 — the day when current rent laws expire. Sens. Adriano Espillat, Bill Perkins and Daniel Squadron (not pictured), along with Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, are calling for the Senate to pass a bill that extends and strengthens those laws so landlords can’t charge high rents and otherwise exploit loopholes that allow them to deregulate their units.

April 19, 2011
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Senator Espaillat Unveils Rent Regulations Countdown Clock as Advocates Turn Up the Heat to Pass Rent Regulations

(New York, NY) – Today, Senator Adriano Espaillat (D – Manhattan/Bronx) unveiled a countdown clock to remind Albany legislators about the urgency of passing rent regulations, slated to expired on June 15th.

April 13, 2011
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Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson and Senator Adriano Espaillat Praise Assembly Action on Rent Regulations, Call on Senate to Take up Legislation Extending and Strengthening Rent Laws

(New York, NY) – Today, Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson and Senator Adriano Espaillat (D – Manhattan/Bronx) praised the Assembly for taking a vote on one of the most critical issues facing New York: rent regulations.

April 11, 2011
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Senator Espaillat Calls on Senators Schumer, Gillibrand to Reject Republican Budget Which Will Devastate NY - Read The Letter

(New York, NY) – New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D – Manhattan/Bronx) slammed the Republican proposed federal budget which seeks to cut services for the poor and elderly while giving tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires.

File: 
Letter To Schumer and Gillibrand On Federal Budget

April 6, 2011
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Sen. Espaillat Commemorates the 43rd Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination

 

Senator Adriano Espaillat spoke on the Senate floor to commemorate the 43rd Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. He also released the following statement: 

“Today marks the 43rd anniversary of a tragedy that forever changed our country. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination was indeed a crime against our entire nation, which suffered indelibly with his death as it had benefited from his life. 

April 5, 2011
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Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus Applauds Nomination of Cesar Perales as NY Secretary of State

Members of the Caucus include Senators Adriano Espaillat (chair), Gustavo Rivera (vice-chair), Ruben Diaz, Martin Dilan, Jose Peralta, and Jose Serrano.

 (New York, NY) – The Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus of the New York State Senate released the following statement in support of Cesar Perales’ nomination as New York’s next secretary of state.

April 4, 2011
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Espaillat Conducts Post Mortem On The Budget

State Senator Adriano Espaillat recently met with reports to discuss his views on the recently passed State Budget.   

Click here to read the full story at Manhattan Times

April 4, 2011
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March 30, 2011
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March 30, 2011
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Extending and Expanding Tenant Protections to Avert an Impending Housing Crisis

Senate and Assembly Democrats Join with Housing Advocates to Call for Saving and Strengthening of Rent Regulations in the State Budget

March 23, 2011
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Rent Regs In The State Budget? Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver Doesn't Sound So Sure

Sen. Adriano Espaillat responded to Sen. Majority Leader Skelos's denial of the urgency to extend rent laws, and stresses the need to be included in the budget. 

(Click here for the full NY Daily News Article)

March 22, 2011
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