Ruben Diaz's posts related to Housing

Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz Urges His Colleagues to Oppose Any Budget Without Rent Control

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement calling upon all of his Black and Hispanic colleagues in the Senate and in the Assembly to vote against any budget that does not include rent regulation.

“I am calling upon all of my colleagues in the Senate and the Assembly – especially my colleagues who are Black and Hispanic – to refuse to vote for any Budget without rent regulation protection. These protections limit rent and rent hikes that landlords can charge on more than a million apartments in New York.

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Democrats and the Lost Opportunity for Affordable Housing

For Immediate Release
April 11, 2011

Democrats and the Lost Opportunity for Affordable Housing

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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Continues to Insist Upon Decent Housing Laws

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) issued the following statement today in concert with today’s Rent Regulation Rally in Albany:

“There’s a lot of finger pointing about who will be responsible for New York rent control and rent stabilization laws that are still not extended and the pain it will cause for the poor and needy people of New York who rely upon these laws for decent housing.

Let’s consider two issues: the Millionaires’ Tax and Rent Control Laws. If Governor Cuomo would have included them both in his Budget, things might not be so bad.

Passing the Millionaires’ Tax could have helped New York’s government to prevent the loss of services in health care, education, senior citizen programs, etc.

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Senator Reverend Díaz Calls Upon Colleagues to Vote on Rent Regulation Laws Before Any Gay Marriage Vote

June 14, 2011

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Díaz Calls Upon Colleagues to Vote on Rent Regulation Laws Before Any Gay Marriage Vote

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement regarding the New York Rent Regulation laws that are set to expire at midnight on June 15th:

"I am calling upon my colleagues in the Senate to withhold their votes on gay marriage until New York's Rent Regulation laws – which are set to expire tomorrow – are in place.

 

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MINORITY HOMEOWNERS ACCUSE LAWYER OF STEALING THEIR AMERICAN DREAM

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION

JUNE 5, 2013

MINORITY HOMEOWNERS ACCUSE LAWYER OF STEALING THEIR AMERICAN DREAM

A group of minority homeowners, have seen their American Dream shatter by the apparent conflict of interest between their lawyers and the real estate company.

The owners, which are composed of Dominicans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans, are accusing Jaime Ramirez, Esq., of malpractice, conflict of interest and ethical violations. “We have invested all our life savings trying to live the American Dream by being able to purchase our home, but unfortunately due to our lawyers negligence and conflict of interest with the real estate company, we are on the verge of losing our homes”, stated Joanny de la Cruz, one of the victims.

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

District 32 Bronx County, New York

Tel 718-991-3161

A Few Questions for Mayor Bill de Blasio Regarding the New York City Housing Authority

You should know that the problems within the New York City Housing Authority are among the biggest headaches that our new Mayor Bill de Blasio will have to confront during his tenure as New York City Mayor.

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There's No Place Like Home

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

There's No Place Like Home

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