Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Pay Dirt

City Studies

Pay Dirt

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Print Trouble With Your Water Bill?

Across New York State, renters and homeowners struggle to pay their bills. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial hardship for many New Yorkers, who have to make difficult choices between paying for basic needs like rent and health care and paying utility bills. To partially address this New York State created temporary laws to protect access to water during the public health emergency. But many New Yorkers don’t know these laws exist and living without water or living with the threat of having their water shut-off.

To protect access to water for low-income New Yorkers during and after the pandemic, the Public Utility Law Project (PULP), Public Access Design Fellow, Arthur Kim, and CUPcollaborated on Trouble With Your Water Bill? 

The guide explains the different types of water companies, the different rights people have depending on their water company, and the practical steps New Yorkers can take to keep their water on or correct a wrongful shut-off. With this information, New Yorkers. With this information, New Yorkers can claim their rights to water access now and in the future.

PULP will launch Trouble With Your Water Bill? during a webinar at the Rural Housing Coalition of New York’s annual conference. This guide will be distributed through PULP’s technical assistance programs and through legal services organizations, housing rights advocates, and elected officials.

Field Guide to Federalism

City Studies

Field Guide to Federalism

Weathering the Storm

Technical Assistance

Weathering the Storm

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census