New York State
For two decades, Housing Works has dedicated itself to advocating on behalf of the 120,000 people in New York State living with HIV/AIDS. We’ve done so primarily by maintaing a robust presence in Albany. When the legislature is in session, our clients and staff visit weekly with state leaders to ensure our politicians understand the critical link between housing and ending AIDS.
Our year-round Albany staffers work in coalition with organizations from around the state to influence lawmakers on a range of issues, from the equitable application of statewide AIDS housing subsidies to equal rights for transgender New Yorkers to Gov. Cuomo’s massive overhaul of Medicaid.
AIDS Issues Update Blog
On May 4, the House narrowly voted to pass TrumpCare, which will have potentially devastating effects on millions of Americans. We are all feeling really angry about the vote to strip healthcare away from millions of Americans to pay for a tax cut for the wealthy. …
The END AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition released a consensus statement on viral load suppression, which affirms the message of Undetectable=Untransmittable in conjunction with Prevention Access Campaign’s U=U initiative. To celebrate, the Coalition, along with the New York City Health Department hosted a rally & dance …
Guest Post by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works
Today, an important new rule went into effect in New York State, which will allow minors to consent to HIV treatment and prevention! This is a significant victory for our Ending the Epidemic Efforts.
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