New York Attorney General Letitia James and eight other attorneys general applauded the Biden-Harris administration for its new move to protect tenants.

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and eight other attorneys general issued the following statement today applauding the Biden-Harris Administration’s new action Protect tenants, strengthen fair housing laws, and expand access to affordable housing for Americans across the country:

“The Biden-Harris administration has made it clear once again that supporting hardworking Americans and ensuring that we all have equal protection under the law is a top priority. Too many people across the country are facing record-high housing prices and many families are Work hard to find safe and affordable housing. Today’s announcement is a comprehensive plan that will address the many challenges people face every day and will help strengthen our ability to regulate and enforce fair housing laws and address barriers that prevent people from finding other systemic issues at home. We look forward to continuing to work with our partners at the local, state and federal levels to ensure that no one is discriminated against or taken advantage of in seeking this most basic necessities of life.”

Attorney General James was joined by Arizona Attorney General Chris Mays, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings, Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joey Campbell, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and District of Columbia Attorney General Brian Schwalb.

Attorney General James has worked to protect tenants and ensure New Yorkers have access to safe, affordable housing. In December 2019, she launch an investigation into the housing discrimination practices of multiple Long Island brokerage firms, and in August 2022, she gets settlement Correct illegal practices and require fair housing training for agents.Attorney General James has Take action against landlords breach of lead protection law, release tenants, especially children, there is a certain risk.she fought back Tenant blacklist workand hold the landlord accountable harass, to misleadand illegal threat to lock New York renters.Attorney General James also received millions for tenant who has money Illegal detention landlords, and provided tens of millions of dollars to protect and Expansion of affordable housing entire state.

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