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City Tries To Improve Housing Lottery Odds For Low Income Applicants

A new set of marketing rules for affordable housing projects is intended to improve the odds for low-income New Yorkers entering notoriously saturated housing lotteries across the city. Mayor de Blasio revealed the updated Marketing Handbook [PDF] on Tuesday, which aims to protect the homeless, veterans, and other applicants who might be discriminated against based on their credit score, or history in housing court.
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