New York City rental industry analysts warn of massive financial losses for landlords in 2020, yet one Brooklyn Landlord, Mario Salerno, made headlines when he canceled April rent for his 200 tenants to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
A moratorium on housing evictions announced Sept. 1 by President Donald Trump will keep thousands of Americans in their homes through the end of the year, but critics say it would only delay a housing catastrophe for a few months.
Congress and the White House are at odds over a new COVID-19 relief bill, with negotiations breaking down and both sides digging in their heels, but Catholic education advocates say that once everyone returns to the bargaining table, one topic that should be discussed is tuition assistance for Catholic school students.
When we reflect on the COVID-19 crisis, I pray we can look back on this period as the great turning point for our Catholic schools. Amid the suffering and uncertainty, the light of our Catholic schools shone through, especially in Brooklyn and Queens.
The HEROES Act, a coronavirus relief bill passed by the House to help get the country moving again during the pandemic, actually hurts non-public schools, including Catholic schools, leaders said.
Senator Charles Schumer said he fought to get houses of worship, religious schools and non-profits to be included in the government’s massive COVID-19 stimulus bill.