All NYCRAA members and colleagues are invited and encouraged to attend our legislative lobby day on Monday, January 13, starting at 10:30AM at “The Well” - Legislative Office Building, Albany, NY. We are excited for this opportunity to let our voices be heard and contribute to our industry’s advocacy efforts. This year, our lobby efforts will focus on our newly formed coalition’s mission “Under One Roof”.
Under One Roof supports New Yorkers living in rental apartments and those who own and operate them. The coalition works to protect New Yorkers' access to quality housing, increase the economic impact of rental properties and foster growth in the rental housing industry statewide. We can accomplish this together.
The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 was promoted as a way to protect tenants, but in reality, this law created unintended consequences for both landlords and tenants. It negatively impacted the way landlords do business and the quality of residence and affordability of housing options they can provide their tenants.The coalition is urging state lawmakers to amend the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 in order to address these unintended consequences. These changes would protect tenants and landlords across the state, while also providing fair and reasonable regulations for the apartment rental industry that don’t place additional burdens on the business community and stifle regional economic development.
You will engage in the legislative process and build relationships with elected officials representing the various districts where your properties are located. You will also have the chance to educate legislators on issues of importance to our industry.
Please join us as we meet with our leaders and make YOUR voice heard in New York!
We NEED you!
Cost is only $25 and includes lunch, t-shirt and materials for the day.
- LOBBY DAY SCHEDULE
- 9:30 am - Registration
- 10:30 am - Welcome
- 10:30 - 1:00 pm - Member Representation in the Well - Show them how many strong we are as part of this mission! Interested members who wish to join one of our task forces to speak with legislators contact email@example.com
- 1:00 pm - Lunch (approximate time)
- 2:00 pm - Conclusion
- * All times are subject to change
TRAVEL AND OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS
NYCRAA is holding a block of rooms at the Renaissance Hotel, 144 State Street, Albany for the evening of Sunday, January 12 at a rate of $179 plus tax. If you are interested in reserving a room please click here to make your online reservation.
- AMTRAK Train (click to go to Amtrak Website to make reservation):
- January 13 Schedule to Albany for Arrival at 9:41am (Train #280)
- From Buffalo – Departs 4:46am
- From Rochester – Departs 5:41am
- From Syracuse – Departs 7:01am
- Depart Albany 4:00pm (Train #281)
Motorcoach Travel - A motorcoach holds 55 passengers. If you are interested in information on chartering a motorcoach for your group to travel together to Albany, the NYCRAA office has recommendations for you based on location. Please contact Tammy at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 518.456.0927.
NYCRAA Political Action Committee
NYCRAA has recently formed a Political Action Committee (PAC) to support our Legislative Initiatives. Please consider making a voluntary PAC Donation, $25/$50/$75 or a larger amount as this will assist in our legislative efforts on your behalf. PAC donations can be submitted by going to nycraapac.nationbuilder.<wbr>com/donate</wbr>. PAC donations are NOT tax deductible.
The maximum corporate, LLC and/or PLLC Political Action Committee (PAC) donation aggregate is $5,000 per calendar year. If your entity is an LLC or PLLC you must complete a Statement of Identity Form disclosing ALL members of the entity. If applicable, please complete and submit to us with your contribution.
Thank you for your support of your organization and for your contribution!