Housing and land use-related events taking place in the week ahead, as well as affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon.
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City Limits rounds up the latest housing and land use-related events, public hearings and affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon.
City Limits rounds up the latest housing and land use-related events, public hearings and upcoming affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon.
Ryan Pullido and Jeanmarie Evelly |
Public libraries have long been a refuge for New Yorkers experiencing homelessness, and have emerged as an important resources for asylum seekers in recent months. While Mayor Adams exempted the three library systems from his latest round of belt-tightening measures, they still face a collective $36 million in cuts under his executive budget proposal.
Alcalde suspende algunas reglas del ‘derecho a refugio’ en pugna por albergar a solicitantes de asilo
El alcalde defendió la medida y dijo que la ciudad tenía pocas opciones mientras lucha por mantenerse al día con una población en refugios en aumento. Pero los defensores dicen que el cambio socava la red de seguridad social de la ciudad y las protecciones para garantizar que las familias sin hogar con niños tengan acceso a condiciones seguras.
The mayor defended the move, saying the city had little choice as it struggles to keep up with a ballooning shelter population. But advocates say the change undermines the city’s social safety net and protections to ensure homeless families with children have access to safe conditions.
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Protestors crowded the F train station Wednesday in response to the chokehold death of Jordan Neely, chanting “Housing, not cops,” and “Homeless lives matter” alongside repeated calls for justice.