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‘Education is key’: housing leaders spread knowledge, empowerment in East New York

Jul. 13, 2023 By Isabel Song Beer

In East New York, where more than one-third of residents pay 50% or more of their income in rent and the poverty rate is nearly 30%, some residents and community activists were disappointed when Albany failed to pass what they called “meaningful housing reform laws” in the most recent legislative session.