NY needs its housing safety net!

Congress is about to debate legislation that would provide NYS with a massive infusion of federal funds that may then be available to support housing programs, specifically Supportive Housing for Families, SRO Support Services and other Health and Social Services programs.  It would also fund the National Housing Trust Fund.

Please take a few minutes to call or email your representatives by the end of the week.  We are especially concerned about “Blue Dog Dems” in NY- that is Scott Murphy and Mike Accuri so for those of you in the district, a phone call might be most effecti

Call Your Representative NOW:  Call  877-210-5351, the toll-free number for the Congressional switchboard, and ask to be connected your Senators’ offices.  Tell them:

I’m a constituent and I urge you to vote for H.R. 4213, a jobs bill that

*            Continues unemployment benefits and COBRA health care subsidies

*            Provides funds to help states with rising Medicaid costs

*            Continues the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Emergency Fund, and funds the Housing Trust Fund at $1 billion

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