Tenants and affordable housing advocates joined New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer in lower Manhattan Tuesday to call for rent law reform amid an affordability crisis in the city.
A comptroller’s office report titled “The Gap is Still Growing: New York City’s Continuing Housing Affordability Challenge,” builds off a 2014 analysis and reveals a sharp decline since 2005 in affordable housing for New Yorkers.
Stringer described the report’s findings as “very alarming.”
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