Voter Education

Why is Voter Registration Important for Affordable Housing?

Affordable housing providers are well positioned to help increase voter registration among their residents. Affordable housing developments often have robust community programming and organized activities that can be piggybacked with voter registration efforts. Importantly, affordable housing managers and staff also have multiple opportunities for direct interaction with tenants where voter registration can be promoted. These include during the lease-signing, new resident welcome sessions, and annual re-certifications for those developments with income verification. In addition, property managers and service providers often know the families who live in the developments and can be in a position to identify informal leaders and influencers in the community and who may serve as resources and catalysts to encourage and promote voter registration

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Understanding Ranked-Choice Voting

On Tuesday, June 22, 2021 New York City will hold primary elections for all city-wide offices (Mayor, Public Advocate, and Comptroller), Borough Presidents, and the City Council.

Ranked-Choice Voting will be used for the June 2021 primary. Check out this video produced by the NYC Board of Elections that explains the ranked-choice voting process and what you need to know before you VOTE! For more information on ranked-choice voting in New York City and frequently asked questions, please CLICK HERE!

Where the Candidates for NYC Mayor Stand on Housing?

Eric Adams:
Shaun Donovan:
Kathryn Garcia:
Ray McGuire: Morales:
Scott Stringer:
Maya Wiley:
Andrew Yang:

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