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Nadler, Velázquez Seek Funding for Public Housing

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New York, N.Y. — Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) to introduce the Public Housing Emergency Response Act, legislation to allocate $70 billion for public housing capital repairs and upgrades nationally. Under the proposal, $32 billion would flow to the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). In New York City, and across the nation,…

Congressman Nadler Statement on Passage of H.R. 3055, FY 20 Appropriations Minibus

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on H.R. 3055, a five bill appropriations package which passed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by a vote of 227 to 194. Voting in support of the package, Congressman Nadler applauded the inclusion of language to restore two-way tolling on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and language…

Tenants of Standard Companies & Winn Residential Deserve Better

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-10), Assembly Member Richard Gottfried and tenants of Polyclinic Apartments rallied to demand Standard Companies & Winn Residential speed up the restoring of cooking gas after cutting service nearly nine months ago, and with no date set for restoration. Polyclinic Apartments is a 151-unit at Project-Based Section 8 development,…

Joint Congressional Statement on HUD, NYCHA Agreement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Reps. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Gregory W. Meeks, (D-NY), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Grace Meng (D-NY), and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), released the following joint statement regarding an agreement reached between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the New York City…

Congressman Nadler Amendment Increases HOPWA Funding to Ensure Continued Coverage for New York City

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who represents the West Side of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, offered an amendment as part of the omnibus appropriations bill (H.R.3354) that would increase funding for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program. Congressman Nadler’s amendment, which was expected to pass the House en-bloc later tonight, ensures New…

Congressman Nadler Praises Passage of the Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act in House of Representatives

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) passed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to address a serious gap in eligibility for FEMA disaster assistance, H.R. 1684, the Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 2017. In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, thousands of New Yorkers realized they may never be able to return their home to…

Lower Manhattan Elected Officials Send Letter to HUD Secretary Castro Over Awarded National Disaster Resiliency Competition Grant Following Superstorm Sandy

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New York, NY -- Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and New York City Councilmember Margaret Chin sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro seeking clarification on the terms of the National Disaster Resiliency Competition (NDRC) grant…

Reps. Nadler, Lowey and Israel Call for Tax Equity for Cities with High Cost of Living

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Today, close to our nation’s annual tax day, New York Representatives Jerrold Nadler, Nita Lowey and Steve Israel announced the re-introduction of the Tax Equity Act, a forward-thinking piece of tax legislation designed to adjust federal tax brackets to reflect the actual cost of living in major metropolitan areas. The lawmakers represent districts which, respectively,…

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