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NYSAFAH's 2021 NYS Budget and Legislative Priorities
Chris Widelo, Wed, Oct 7th, 2020 11:29:00 am

NYSAFAH recently sent a letter to NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo and his administration that outlined our 2021 budget and legislative priorities.



Rigging, Scaffold and Concrete Safety Refresher Training Card and Certificates Require Renewal by November 9, 2020
NYC Department of Buildings (DOB), Fri, Oct 2nd, 2020 9:13:31 am

All refresher training program requirements for site safety training cards or certificates required by Sections 3314.4.5 or 3316.9.2 of the New York City Building Code and Section 104-06 of Title 1 of the Rules of the City of New York that were suspended by Mayoral Emergency Executive Order No. 120, are now suspended through November 9, 2020, per Mayoral Emergency Executive Order No. 149.



REW: Victory for affordable housing industry is a roadmap for future policy battles
Jolie Milstein, Wed, Sep 30th, 2020 7:36:40 am

We need to continue engaging with our elected officials at every level of government to remind them of the importance of safe, secure affordable housing.

New Yorkers need a roof over their heads in order to protect their health, ensure their kids have a safe place to learn and maintain their employment – or look for a new job, should they need one.



COVID-19 Has Deepened New York State’s Affordable Housing Crisis
Spectrum News, Thu, Sep 17th, 2020 9:42:01 am

What is the current state of affordable housing in Upstate New York now that CARES Act rental assistance has come to an end, but the COVID-19 recession has not?

Capital Tonight host Susan Arbetter discussed the situation with Jolie Milstein, the president and CEO of the New York State Association for Affordable Housing. According to Milstein, the CARES Act funding helped, but no additional funding has come from Washington since, which means the future is uncertain for millions of families.

Milstein also discussed the need for a permanent five-year affordable housing plan.



NYSAFAH’s virtual conference will drive industry forward at critical moment
Real Estate Weekly, Tue, Sep 8th, 2020 3:45:38 am

NYSAFAH is always proud to bring public and private stakeholders together to facilitate important discussions about how to advance smart housing policies and protect our state's most vulnerable, but we are especially proud of our role right now in this environment.

These next few months will be critical. We must not let up in the shared fight to tackle our state's housing crisis.

 





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