Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Agreement Between NYCHA And HUD

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Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement regarding the announcement by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA): Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Votes To Protect NY Families And To Re-Open The Departments Of Transportation And HUD

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Today, Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) joined House Democrats to pass the FY 2019 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development appropriations bills to re-open these two essential government agencies. Continue Reading →

NY State Joins Anti-Segregation Lawsuit Against Donald Trump Administrations HUD

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Curb reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to include New York State in a lawsuit filed against the federal government for its failure to enforce the Fair Housing Act. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Leads NYC Delegation To Rebuke HUD Rent Increases (Spanish)

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Representative Adriano Espaillat leads the Democratic Members of the New York City congressional delegation in a  letter in opposition to the newly released “Making Affordable Housing Work Act” by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Secretary Ben Carson. Continue Reading →

HUD Plans To Impose Work Requirement And Spike Rents From Harlem To Hollywood

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About half of the 4.7 million low-income Americans who receive federal assistance to help them afford housing would get a rent increase and many would be subject to work requirements as part of a major overhaul of the subsidy program the Trump administration has proposed says source. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Adminisration Outlines NYCHA Heating Projects Awaiting State’s New $250M Commitment

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Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen (pictured) today issued a letter to New York State Budget Director Robert Mujicia urging the Governor to release the $250 million dedicated in the State’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat Announces Increase In Federal Public Housing Capital Funding

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Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement regarding the increase to federal funding allocated for HUD, New York housing and NYCHA. Continue Reading →

Coalition Urges HUD To Maintain Critical Fair Housing Tool From Harlem To Hollywood

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Seventy-six national civil rights, faith-based, affordable housing, and other organizations have voiced their strong opposition to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s headed by Secretary Ben Carson sudden decision to effectively suspend the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation. Continue Reading →

Trump’s Budget Takes A ‘Meat Axe’ To Affordable Housing Budget From Harlem To Hollis

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Still grappling with the implications of record cuts to federal public housing funding for 2017, NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye joined Senator Chuck Schumer outside the Elliot Houses in Chelsea on Tuesday to predict the impact of additional multi-million dollar cuts laid out in President Donald Trump’s draft “skinny budget” for Fiscal Year 2018. Continue Reading →

Senator Schumer And U.S. Congressman Espaillat Tour Lakeview Apartments In Harlem

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On Sunday, April 2, 2017, Harlem U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat and U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer will tour the Lakeview Apartments, located at 4 E 107th Street, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →