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#The1Llife: The Housing Situation

#The1Llife The Housing Situation GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 1L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School                The benefits of staying in the same area is the ability to remain in your current apartment … Continue reading

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New York mayor continues to deny kids were poisoned by lead paint in NYSHA housing

Many children were poisoned by lead in New York as the result of the city neglecting to inspect and fix lead paint hazards in  apartments belonging to the New York City Housing Authority. Some children died and others now have … Continue reading

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Mayor de Blasio Announces City Secured More Affordable Housing in 2017 Than in Any Prior Year All-time high: 24,536 affordable homes financed in 2017, nearly half for families living on less than $43,000; number of homes in the City’s affordable … Continue reading

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Section 8 housing rules for live-in caregivers

Did you know that if a person with physical or cognitive disabilities resides in section 8 funded HUD housing, the law requires the Public Housing Agency (PHA) to allow a necessary home health aide to reside with the tenant? The … Continue reading

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New York State Commits $58.9 Million to Certified Housing Opportunities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

By Arshi Pal, Esq., and Sandi Rosenbaum, Special Education Advocate On December 18, 2017, New York State Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the State has awarded $58.9 million to 53 partner agencies, to create 83 certified residences for 459 … Continue reading

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