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Category: Announcement


Gala Postponement Announcement

These are trying and painful times, and after careful deliberation and thoughtful discussions among Chhaya staff, board, and allies, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our gala this week.  The violence in the Middle East, and the ripple effects closer to home, have hit our communities hard. The idea of coming together in […]

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Chhaya’s statement about Basement Apartments

We at Chhaya are saddened by the tragic loss of life last night due to flooding and the lives lost in the tragic fire on September 1, 2021. New Yorkers have long lived in basement apartments and they will continue to do so. The city needs to make them safe.   For over a decade, […]

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Chhaya Statement Regarding the Administration’s Decision to End AFFH

Chhaya unequivocally condemns the Trump administration’s decision to end the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule pursuant to the Fair Housing Act of 1968. As a housing counseling agency with 20 years of experience serving immigrant communities, Chhaya has seen the important role fair housing protections play in addressing discrimination as well as the work that remains to be done.

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