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NYC City Council set to pass bill prohibiting landlords from performing tenant criminal background checks | #citycouncil

NEW YORK (WABC) — New York City landlords may soon be prohibited from performing criminal background checks on prospective tenants. A majority of City Council members have agreed to back the Fair Chance for Housing Act which bans the screenings, even for those convicted of murder or other serious crimes. Mayor Eric Adams has said […]

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