Thompson: 2,100 Homeowners Reach Out For Help To Save Their Homes

November 15, 2007 --  New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. today announced that 2,100 individuals and families from across the tri-state region have...

HALT Task Force Expands Efforts to Address Subprime Lending Crisis

Governor Eliot Spitzer today met with Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and members of the Governor's Halt Abusive Lending Transactions (HALT) Task Force to address...

Thompson Launches “Save Our Homes” Initiative To Address Subprime Crisis In New York City

October 30, 2007 -- Flanked by several of the city’s top labor and religious leaders, New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. today...


Assembly Passes Bill to Expand Protections for Tenants In Building Foreclosure...

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Judiciary Committee Chair Helene Weinstein and Assemblymember Jaime Williams today announced the Assembly's approval of legislation to further protect tenants who enter into rental agreements after building foreclosure actions have begun.


Rep. Zeldin Statement in Support of the Property Tax Reduction Act

Last night, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) addressed his colleagues in the House of Representatives in support of H.R. 1871, the Property Tax Reduction Act, which was introduced in the House by fellow New York Representatives, Congressman Chris Collins (R, NY-27) and Congressman John Faso (R, NY-19). The Property Tax Reduction Act would shift to the state level the local share of Medicaid costs currently paid by all New York counties outside of New York City