NYSAFAH: Scaffold law reform should be priority for state legislators

Jolie Milstein of the New York State Association for Affordable Housing writes at Real Estate Weekly that:

As state lawmakers convene in Albany for the new legislative session, their discussions to address the statewide housing crisis should include a focus on reforming the obscure but deeply problematic Scaffold Law.

New York is the only state in the nation that still has this outdated law on its books – and it plays a significant role in slowing the production of much-needed affordable homes. It is time for that to change.

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