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Builders, affordable housing groups demand repeal of N.Y. Scaffold Law this session

Builders, contractors and New York affordable housing experts Wednesday could not name a housing proposal in Gov. Kathy Hochul's State of the State they disliked, but said they will push for additional policy changes to improve supply across the state, including repealing the state's nearly 170-year-old scaffolding law.

Hochul's plans to improve affordable housing in Tuesday's State of the State address were on the smaller side as the state Legislature anticipates steep debates to reach an agreement — and with a $4.3 billion deficit.

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