Quantcast

Gotham Gazette

The Place for New York Policy and politics

Citizens Union

Gotham Votes 2013

Today's Lead:Late Push For Homeless Rent Subsidies Looks Doomed


eyeopenerbw2

It may be too late for Mayor Bill de Blasio to secure state funds to provide rental subsidies for homeless families leaving the city's shelter system. Gilbert Taylor, de Blasio's commissioner of homeless servicestold the City Council yesterday he planned to head to Albany to seek state funding for the subsidy program but a spokesperson for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it was too late in this year's budget negotiations to expect the change. The state budget is due by the end of the month. The Cuomo administration said the de Blasio administration never submitted a formal request for the funding changes. The two administrations have been wrestling over pre-kindergarten funding and charter schools for weeks now. 

New at Gotham Gazette
A Gotham Gazette op-ed by Council Member Dan Garodnick detailing his outlook on the next phase of finding the right rezoning plan for East Midtown.
 
ICYMI
by David Howard King


Print Friendly and PDF

Editor's Choice


Gotham Gazette: Cuomo Heads Into State of the State After Big Announcements, With More to Say Cuomo Heads Into State of the State After Big Announcements, With More to Say Gotham Gazette: What To Do When The L Train Closes What To Do When The L Train Closes Gotham Gazette: To Eradicate Sex Trafficking, Prosecute the Pimps and Buyers To Eradicate Sex Trafficking, Prosecute the Pimps and Buyers Gotham Gazette: Concerns of ‘Voter Fatigue’ as New York Schedules Four 2016 Election Days Concerns of ‘Voter Fatigue’ as New York Schedules Four 2016 Election Days


Comments
Comment(s)

The comments section is provided as a free service to our readers. Gotham Gazette's editors reserve the right to delete any comments. Some reasons why comments might get deleted: inappropriate or offensive content, off-topic remarks or spam.