You may be eligible for rent stabilization as a result of recent court decisions regarding buildings that received the J-51 or 421-g tax benefits. Come learn about what that could mean for you from housing experts and your local elected officials.
Time: Thursday, January 28, at 6:00 p.m.Location: St. John’s University 101 Murray Street New York, NY
"This bill will allow New York City's public housing authority to bring in more than $75 million a year in federal aid — a massive investment to address its operating deficit and dramatically improve housing for more than 400,000 tenants. Every single NYCHA resident will benefit from filling the funding gap left by the State and City, which will help us fix broken elevators, avoid heat outages, and address the basic maintenance problems that public housing tenants contend with every day.
The state Senate on Monday passed a bill introduced by state Senator Dan Squadron making the New York City Housing Authority eligible for millions of dollars in federal funds for certain public housing projects that had previously not been allowed to receive federal funding.
Among the 21 projects directly affected by the state legislation are the Chelsea Houses Addition, 430 W. 26th St.; the project at 344 E. 28th St. at First Ave. across from Bellevue Hospital; and the Rutgers Houses, between Rutgers and Pike Sts., on the Lower East Side.
On March 15, four hundred members of our community gathered at the first-ever 25th Senate District Community Convention to discuss shared concerns, priorities, and hopes as part of 22 discussion groups. I left the Convention resolved to take our discussions and translate them into action, and to report back on what we heard and the progress we made. Today I want to announce that this report will be in the form of a series of conference calls, beginning next week. The first call will begin with an overview, and each of the four calls will then cover some of the 22 issues fr