Increasing funding to hire more Code Enforcers will help us hold housing providers and managers accountable to providing safe, quality housing.
We can increase availability of affordable housing (and help create generational wealth) by allocating more city-owned properties to Land Banks and other non-profits for low-income, First Time Homebuyers.
I also believe there is a potential need to update our zoning to allow for tiny homes and Accessory Dwelling Units.
As an entrepreneur and business investor, I know what it's like trying to run a legal business in Rochester, and fully grasp the devastation of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises during COVID shutdowns.
Equitable access to business financing and resources is integral to getting ROC businesses back to full force.
We need to empower our Neighborhood Service Centers to keep illegal businesses out of our neighborhoods, and help promote beneficial ones.
I invested in my own app that allows my constituents to send community issues directly to me. It also allows me to alert them directly of any meetings or items of interest coming up.
(click on the "My App" tab at top of page to download)
Community members being able to speak directly to their representative from their home, and engaging constituents in an inclusive way, is paramount to building up our communities after COVID, and during this time of increased government spending.
Do you have more questions? Send me a message, and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
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