Tuesday, 22 January, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces plan to protect New York City tenants

Level off city spending now De Blasio should pay careful attention to the tax burden in this year's budget Climbing too fast
Johnnie Parks | 13 January, 2019, 08:09

"The comprehensive health care plan ceremoniously unveiled by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio this week drew lots of applause from the Democrat's supporters but also is drawing skepticism from voices in his city who question the true value and cost of the effort", writes USA Today.

Universal healthcare has become a rallying cry for liberal Democrats and an article of faith for numerous new representatives in Congress. Officials claimed that New York's scheme would be the most comprehensive free healthcare system in America.

Rachel Grezsler, a research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, said, "Coercive government mandates like this force employers to lay workers off, cut back on hours, reduce pay and other benefits and will force many to relocate outside of New York City to places where their businesses can survive". The Washington Post reported that "the promise is aimed at 600,000 New Yorkers who lack insurance because they can't afford it, believe they don't need it, or can't get it because they are in the country illegally".

I have lived in New York City since 1977.

Those proposals, along with those for universal health care and guaranteed paid leave are still only that - proposals.

The mayor has used the real estate industry as a foil throughout his career, inaugurating a yearly "worst landlords list" during his tenure as the city's public advocate.

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The mandate would have to be passed by the City Council, a process that could take several months. "Every New Yorker, no matter their race or gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status should have accessible and reliable health care", state Sen. The number of required days off would be pro-rated for part-time workers.

Here's what else de Blasio pledged to improve New York City at his 2019 State of the City address.

Secure Choice auto-IRA programs like the one envisioned in New York City use the most effective savings method-payroll deduction-to help workers build a retirement nest egg, while states provide expertise and savings mechanisms in the form of pooled investment vehicles.

The announcement follows the creation of other municipal offices dedicated to tenant issues in recent years, including the Tenant Harassment Prevention Task Force and the Department of Buildings' Office of Tenant Advocate, the latter of which was signed into law in 2017, but did not become operational until June of last year, according to a quarterly report.

De Blasio said the city would also expand "3-K" (pre-K for 3-year-olds) to about a third of the city's school districts, legalize marijuana "the right way", and get Albany to fix the subways.

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