“As Gov. Kathy Hochul is set to deliver the speech that could define her first full term, she has an opportunity to set a path of real progress on housing. But she will have to break the patterns of past leadership—and her own first year in office.”
‘Now is the time for the state legislature to pass HALT and for the governor to sign it into law. The mayor, City Council, and Board of Correction must go further and abolish solitary confinement.’
‘In 1992, NYCHA authored a Memorandum of Understanding declaring its commitment to, and outlining a practice of, involving tenants and resident associations in its decision-making, ensuring that changes are made with those affected and not to them. It was then promptly ignored.’
The law would enshrine protections against discrimination on the basis of reproductive health decisions made by an individual.