Housing advocates are disappointed with a memorandum of understanding that commits 570 million dollars to build what's known as supportive housing. The agreement between Governor Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie was announced on Friday as part of the larger end of session deal. And the governor's office called it a big step towards increasing affordable housing. But the Campaign for New York-New York Housing was hoping for a much bigger step, including more new funding. With us to explain more are Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi, chair of the social services committee, Maclain Berhaupt, the state advocacy director for the Supportive Housing Network of New York, and Rachel Fee from the New York Housing Conference.
Not Supportive of the Final Housing Plan
By Capital Tonight Staff Albany County