Housing Secretary Ben Carson Must Not Discontinue Disparate Impact Protections

October 16, 2019

We strongly oppose the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed rule to discontinue disparate impact protections, which have been constant and effective tools for preventing housing discrimination. HUD wants to rewrite and weaken reg …

New York City Housing Authority Properties Are Largely Inaccessible For People With Disabilities

September 5, 2019

NYLPI Advocate Suhali Méndez and Senior Staff Attorney Maureen Belluscio gave testimony this week about accessibility in New York City Housing Authority properties, before New York City Council’s Committee on Public Housing and Committee on Mental Heal …

Brick Underground Story On Accessible Apartments Features NYLPI Organizer

February 14, 2019

Brick Underground reporter Nikki Mascali interviewed NYLPI Organizer Eman Rimawi about finding an apartment in New York if you have mobility issues.

Gothamist Story on “Predatory Landlords” Cites NYLPI’s Lead Report

January 8, 2019

Gothamist writer and reporter Steven Wishnia focused on the impact of lead on tenants in New York.

NYLPI Stands With New York Renters in Support of NYS Assembly Bill A. 10610 to Ban Income Bias in New York

June 4, 2018

The time to extend basic legal protections to millions of housing-vulnerable New Yorkers is now.

Judge halts eviction of NYLPI client with disabilities

November 28, 2016

As The New York Daily News reported, a federal judge issued an emergency order to stop the eviction of a NYLPI client who has a mental disability, citing fair housing laws.  The court issued an order last week barring the landlord from removing the ten …

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