02 Feb 2021

Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2021 Executive Budget Proposal: Topic Housing

Legislative Office Building

Virtual Public Hearing | Zoom Hearing Room B, 2nd Floor, Albany, NY, 12247

11:00 AM Archived Video



Opening Statements Testimony and Questions

1. Enterprise Community Partners Lorraine Collins Senior Director of Public Policy and External Affairs
2. Supportive Housing Network of NY Laura Mascuch Executive Director
3. New York State Association for  Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) Jolie Milstein President & CEO
4. Association of Neighborhood & Housing Development Emily Goldstein Dir. of Advocacy and Organizing
5. NY Housing Conference Rachel Fee Executive Director

Panel B:

6. Neighborhood Preservation Coalition of New York State, Inc. Mark Streb  Executive Director
7. New York State Rural Advocates Blair W. Sebastian 2  Director
8. Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA) Anita Long Member
9. NYS Public Housing Authorities Directors Assoc. William J. Simmons President

Panel C:

10. The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York Jay Flemma Staff Attorney
11. Citizen Action-NY Rebecca Garrard Campaign Manager for Housing Justice
12. Tenants Political Action Committee Michael McKee Treasurer
13. Empire Justice Center Kirsten Keefe Senior Attorney

Panel D:

14. Crown Heights Tenant Union Michael Hollingsworth Member
15. Cooper Square Committee Carlos Ronisky Tenant Leader
16. 1616 President Street Tenant Association Vincia Barber Member
17. City-Wide Tenant Union of Rochester Allie Dentinger Organizer
18. 249 E 37th St Tenant’s Assoc. Judith Douglas Member

Panel E:

19. Housing Organizers for People Empower in East Brooklyn (HOPE) Viola Bibins  Member 
20. VOCAL-NY Charisma White Member
21. Make The Road NY Sonia Perez Member

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