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LAS Breaks Down Rent Relief Funding on Capital Tonight

The Legal Aid Society’s Judith Goldiner appeared on Spectrum News' Capital Tonight to warn against restrictions that hobbled last year's relief effort.
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LAS Appeals to Cuomo to Fund Assistance for Struggling Tenants

Undefined policy goals are no substitute for concrete budget allocations, reports City Limits.
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LAS Urges Biden Administration to Enact Slate of Federal Housing Priorities

A letter to the new administration demands action to protect struggling tenants throughout New York, as reported by the Queens Daily Eagle.
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LAS Slams Ongoing Problems with State’s COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

Housing rights advocates fear federal dollars may go unspent due to stringent rules for applicants, reports Gothamist.
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LAS Joins Public Advocate’s Call for Racial Impact Study on Rezonings

The City’s rezoning plans have been one of the greatest sources of displacement of low-income tenants of color from neighborhoods for decades, as reported by Black Star News.
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LAS Celebrates Big Win for Tenant Protections

The sweeping bill passes, banning most evictions as tenants continue to struggle to pay rent, according to The New York Times.
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LAS: Tenants Will Face Tough Year Without Federal Relief

$1.3 billion in aid headed for New York State is crucial to providing relief to struggling tenants, reports the New York Post.
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LAS Calls Extension of Cuomo Eviction Moratorium No Reason to Celebrate

Latest in a series of extensions no guarantee against eviction as COVID rages, reports Pix11.
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LAS Warns that New York May Face “Massive” Wave of Evictions

The number of tenants who say they are unable to pay rent has grown exponentially, reports The New York Times.
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LAS Hits Rent Relief Rules That Leave Struggling Tenants Ineligible

Stringent rules exclude many even as New York reopens the program for new applications, reports THE CITY.
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