Housing Justice for NY-12

  • Personal Story
  • Update Federal Zoning Laws to Affirm Housing is a Right
  • Fully Fund Public Housing (end RAD, PACT, Blueprint)
  • Re-envisioning our Housing in NYC: Through Desegregation; Affordability; and Increasing the Baseline of Accessible Units for People with Mobility, Visual, and Hearing Disabilities
  • Repealing the Faircloth Amendment
  • Updating the Fair Housing Act
  • Making Affordable Homeownership a Reality
My Diary. Age 10.
MAYOR ABRAHAM BEAME SPEAKING AT THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF PUBLIC HOUSING, HELD AT FIRST HOUSES, EAST 3rd STREET, MANHATTAN. NOVEMBER 20, 1974.
WPA Play About Housing
One of the Harlem Globetrotters exhibition basketball team members went to Lillian Wald Houses on the Lower East Side of Manhattan to wow the kids with his basketball skills and put on a clinic, July 27, 1977.
“Better housing The solution to infant mortality in the slums” WPA NYCHA Poster
Plumbing always needs attention, even in a brand-new kitchen at Smith Houses on the Lower East Side, April 27, 1950. This photo was shot to illustrate a planned Tenants Handbook. The model was John Meglino, a NYCHA maintenance man.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Maya Contreras

Maya Contreras

Democratic candidate for Congress to represent #NY12. Voting Rights Advocate. Policy Educator. Public Health is Public Safety. No Policy About You, Without You.