Downstate Housing Alliance Rally in Capital

Hudson Mohawk Magazine, UpState Housing correspondent, Michele Maserjian attended the Upstate Downstate Housing Alliance lobby day at the State Capital Thursday. She spoke with Ellen Davidson, staff attorney with NY Legal Aid, shared a speech by Buffalo, NY PUSH housing advocate, Angel Rosario, and interviewed Sarah Palmer from Buffalo, NY.

The tenant and housing groups are supporting NY HOMES Guarantee legislation to build 600,000 new social housing, universal rent control, funding to repair and build additional public housing, and increase taxes of the very wealthy to pay for a $10 billion housing expansion to solve the state’s housing crisis.