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2023 State Budget Priorities Recap

The final budget includes many exclusions that are essential to our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Explore below to learn more and see how you can become an advocate.

New York State passed its budget on May 3rd after a month of delay. In the final negotiations, we can now see what items were included and excluded. We shared our legislative policy priorities for this year and have some updates on where these issues stand:

Housing is a Human Right budget

Health Care

Housing and Social Justice

We will continue fighting for many of the priorities outlined above. Ensuring people experiencing homeless have better access to comprehensive medical and behavioral health care, and stable housing is vital.

Be an advocate

You can advocate for these priorities by writing letters, making calls, and sending emails to your state representatives.

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