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Adriano Espaillat on Welfare & Poverty

 

 


Fought for better living conditions as tenant organizer

Adriano Espaillat's deep commitment to affordable housing stems from his roots as a tenant organizer. He still goes door to door, building to building, to fight for better living conditions and to keep housing affordable. In Albany, Adriano fought for stronger rent laws to protect 2.5 million tenants and is a strong supporter of the Tenant Protection Unit, which has returned 50,000 units to affordability. Access to safe and affordable housing remains the top economic challenge for upper Manhattan and Bronx families, as rents continue to rise. In Washington, Adriano will work to bring funding for new affordable housing back to our neighborhoods.

A key part of Adriano's housing plan is a historic reinvest in our public housing. In Albany Adriano fought to bring $100 million to NYCHA, and for the state to once again make a sustained investment. He will bring that fight to Congress and get Washington to reinvest in public housing & build a better future for the Authority's 400,000 tenants.

Source: 2016 New York House campaign website Espaillat2016.com , Nov 8, 2016

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