The bill would raise the value of city-backed housing subsidies for New Yorkers experiencing homelessness. The voucher values currently trail actual market rents, making it hard for families to find a landlord willing to accept them.
Art Chang, co-creator of NYC Votes, and Joycelyn Taylor, an entrepreneur from Brooklyn, told City Limits on Monday that they would be cross-endorsing one another in the mayor’s race.
New York City Council Member Farah Louis is among the 18 members of the 51-seat Council eligible for and seeking reelection this year, but she is not able to cruise to a full term representing Brooklyn’s 45th District.
‘The right to shelter provides unshakeable protections for those who would otherwise have no choice but to sleep on the street. Threats to the right to shelter by New York mayors aren’t new—Both Giuliani and Bloomberg mounted strident challenges to modify and undo it.’
Ocho candidatos compiten para sustituir al concejal Rubén Díaz Sr., que ha representado al Bronx en el Consejo y la legislatura estatal durante casi dos décadas.