2021 New York Laws
CVR - Civil Rights
Article 2-A - Equal Rights to Publicly-Aided Housing
18-A - Findings and Declarations of Policy.

Universal Citation: NY Civ Rights L § 18-A (2021)

§ 18-a. Findings and declarations of policy. 1. This article shall be deemed an exercise of the police power of the state for the protection of the welfare, health and peace of the people of this state and the fulfillment and enforcement of the provisions of the constitution of this state concerning civil rights.

2. The practice of discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry in any publicly assisted housing accommodations is hereby declared to be against public policy.

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