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LAS Cautiously Optimistic Over NYCHA Proposal for Federal Repairs Funding

New proposal would fill $40 billion NYCHA shortfall for public housing repairs, reports Pix11.
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NYCHA Still Struggling to Provide Tenants Working Utilities This Winter Season

The Legal Aid Society condemned NYCHA’s failure to provide basic services to its tenants, a deficiency demonstrated by information provided in answer to a Freedom of Information Law request, according to the New York Post.
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NYC Council Speaker, Advocates Call on Albany to Invest New Funding for Public Housing

Advocates are demanding that new funding be allocated in the Governor’s Executive Budget, including $2 billion for NYCHA, $1 billion for other public housing in the state and $500 million in vouchers for those facing homelessness, according to the New York Daily News.
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Deaf Client in NYCHA Residence Faces Discrimination, Eviction

Adeola Chester, a mother of two, has consistently been denied ASL interpreter services, according to NY1.
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Albeit Progress, Mold and Mildew Complaints Continue to Plague NYCHA Residents

The Legal Aid Society released a Freedom of Information Law response revealing that New York City Housing Authority residents filed 31,837 work orders to address mildew complaints from January 1, 2019 – September 4, 2019, reports the New York Daily News.
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Watch: LAS Client with Alzheimer’s Facing Eviction From NYCHA Apartment

Doret Preston's mother died suddenly before she could add her daughter's name to the lease. Now, The Legal Aid Society is fighting on her behalf to ensure she can remain in her home, reports PIX 11.
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NYS Appeals Court Reverses City’s Motion to Dismiss NYCHA Rent Abatement Case

The Appellate justices held that a class action is the most efficient method to adjudicate the claims of individual class members who may lack the resources to bring individual actions, according to the New York Law Journal.
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LAS Condemns NYCHA Over Widespread Heat, Hot Water Outages

Residents have already submitted 130,000 individual complaints for outages this season, reports Bklyner.
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FOIL Disclosure: NYCHA Residents File Almost 60K Roach/Bedbug Work Orders

The Legal Aid Society demands more funding to assist public housing residents in light of the shocking numbers from the first nine months of 2019.
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LAS Calls on NYCHA to Prevent Heat, Hot Water Outages This Holiday Season

“No family should have to spend Christmas morning opening presents shivering, unable to enjoy a warm meal,” said The Legal Aid Society’s Judith Goldiner to the New York Daily News.
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