Sen. Kavanagh And AM Rosenthal Urge Governor To Sign State Family Homelessness And Eviction Prevention Supplement Bill

Brian Kavanagh

Originally published in Harlem World

Days before the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), Chair of the Committee on Social Services. Including State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Chair of the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development were joined by advocates for domestic violence survivors and homelessness providers to urge Governor Kathy Hochul to sign their legislation, bill A.8009/S.6573, which would increase the State Family Homelessness and Eviction Prevention Supplement (FHEPS) voucher amount to 100% of fair market rent. The voucher is designed to provide domestic violence survivors and their families, along with other vulnerable New Yorkers, with a reliable source of rental assistance.