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Audio Feature: New York Public Assistance grants

Jan 13, 2024 12:23 pm

New York's Public Assistance grant amounts (shelter, basic grant) have not been updated in decades and are being criticized as inadequate. There are no rental units in the private market priced at or below the Shelter Allowance. Haley Kulakowski and Susan Antos, lawyers with the Empire Justice Center, discuss the need to raise the welfare grant with WOOC's Mark Dunlea.