Category: Research Package

Environmental Exclusive Research Package

What does the CLCPA mean by and for disadvantaged communities?

Governor Cuomo’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) has a focus on environmental justice. The term “disadvantaged communities” is not clearly defined by the Act. In this article, Austin Law explores possible interpretations and implications. This is one of four articles in Unbuilt Labs’ Research Package “New York’s Green New Deal” by Austin Law.

Environmental Exclusive Research Package

Heat Vulnerability Index – at risk public housing residents in Brownsville

The New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal states that when a tenant purchases the air conditioner, the owner is allowed to collect a $5 per-month surcharge for each unit installed. Austin explains the policy challenges facing public housing residents in vulnerable areas such as Brownsville. This is one of four articles in Unbuilt Labs’ Research Package “New York’s Green New Deal” by Austin Law.