If you are staying at the Roosevelt Hotel, jackpot! Message to immigrants… keep coming to New York!

One one end, immigrants who have not even applied for asylum will get free money that’s more than they have ever seen in their entire life thanks to the pre-paid debit card. Meanwhile, over 61,000 New Yorkers have submitted a claim of EBT fraud. Vote Danniel Maio by November 7, 2023

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NYCHA problems: bribery, repairs delay, rent arrears

70 NYCHA employees were busted for accepting “pay-to-play” brides. Meanwhile, residents average wait time for non-emergency repairs went from two weeks to two months. As of November 2022, 46% of NYCHA households have not paid rent or in arrears. The most vulnerable is usually the hardest hit. Let residents do the repairs, and deduct the…

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Rethinking assistance for seniors: paperwork and grocery

For seniors who are technology adverse and have walking difficulties, following up on legal paper and ordering grocery online are challenging. One senior told me that she felt redlined unable to have her grocery delivered. Another asked me how to follow up on his Medicare Savings Program Application, which he filed over seven months ago….

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Co-op not crediting abatements to rightful owner! Yours?

Crestwood has been given $70,935 real estate tax abatements (Combat Veteran; Disabled Veteran, Senior Citizen Homeowner, Enhanced Star and Basic Star) for 2023-2024 or 30% of its obligation. However, the management did not credit shareholders that got the abatement. How many shareholders are in this situation? NYC Department of Finance needs to calculate and notify…

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Housing and Affordability: Mayor’s plan is not to fix laws and courts against supply and owners!

Mayor Eric Adams got it all wrong! His 100,000 new unit proposal will require new rules, City Council approval, and years of planning and construction. Why not fix the 70,000 eviction case backlog, which would free up those units within months? If laws are changed to favor landlords removing bad tenants, more than 100,000 units…

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Unauthorized Population in US: 11 million in 2019. 2023?

According to the Migration Population Institute, the number of people living in the United States without a legal status is about 11 million. Instead of helping those who have established families and roots here, the Biden Administration has allowed a record 2.4 million to cross in fiscal year 2022 alone. Where is our migration czar,…

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4-year holdover in a two-family home: $60K+ loss

Tenant started having problem paying rent right before COVID. When COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act went into effect on December 28, 2020, tenant trickled its obligation, then stopped completely. Even when the moratorium ended on January 15, 2022, owner had difficulties filing eviction. Tenant would damage property intentionally and file HPD habitability complaints…

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NYS HCR Plus One ADU Program: silent

$85 million was allocated in the 2022-2023 Capital Budget to create and upgrade Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) across the state. Neighborhood Restore is the designated funding agency for New York City. Over a year later, one could not find information to apply. What happens to the funding? Vote Danniel Maio by November 7, 2023

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