New York State Legislature must enact a number of reforms to
undo years of giveaways to the New York City real estate lobby that have
exacerbated the housing crisis in the city and suburban counties. The
June 2011 law that extended the rent and eviction and coop/condo
conversion laws to June 2015 made minor improvements to the rent laws
that are far from sufficient to stop the eviction of tenants and the
accelerating loss of affordable rental housing in the downstate region.
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