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.



Lead Poisoning Report: New York Has Gone 14 Years Without A Single Enforcement Action on Private Lead Inspection Law

September 25, 2018

Ambitious laws to protect the city’s children from lead poisoning have gone without enforcement.



City Council Passes Bill to Protect Tenants from Dangerous Asthma Triggers

December 20, 2017

The New York City Council voted today to pass the Asthma-Free Housing Act (Intro385C), a bill that allows renters to live safely in homes free of mold, pests, and indoor health hazards. Councilwoman Rosie Mendez (D-2) worked for ten years alongside adv …



NYLPI is testifying today in support of the Asthma Free Housing Act

June 13, 2017

NYLPI is testifying today in support of the Asthma Free Housing Act, which will require effective remediation and incentivize prevention of mold and pest infestations that trigger asthma. Read the DNA Info coverage, the El Diario coverage, the City Lab …



NYLPI gives testimony to the Public Housing Committee urging further support for NYCHA repairs and transparency in budget

March 13, 2017

NYLPI offered testimony to the Public Housing Committee’s budget hearing on March 13, arguing for increasing funding and transparency measures for NYCHA’s mold and pest problem. Poor housing conditions in NYCHA housing lead to mold and vermin infestati …



NYLPI Advocates for Asthma Free and Healthy Housing

October 28, 2016

NYLPI joined Councilmember Rosie Mendez along with our partners in the Coalition for Asthma Free Homes at a press conference on Monday, October 24, 2016 in front of a residential building in the East Village that has been plagued by mold. The Coalition …



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