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Harvey EpsteinWFWorking Families State Assembly Member, District 74
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Harvey Epstein is an American politician from the state of New York. He is the member of the New York State Assembly from the 74th district, which consists parts of the Lower East Side, East Village, and Midtown East neighborhoods of Manhattan. Epstein won a special election to succeed Brian P. Kavanagh, who was elected to the New York State Senate, in 2018.Legislation Assemblyman Epstein sponsored legislation to reform the New York State Real Property Law and Tax Law in regards to mezzanine financing. The legislation calls for the recording of mezzanine debt and preferred equity investments and subject it to the mortgage recording tax. These amendments will force borrowers and lenders to reconsider the economic costs of mezzanine financing. It was introduced on January 22, 2021.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
City University of New York School of Law
1991 - 1994
Ithaca College
BA History and Political Science
1985 - 1989
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Assembly Member
New York State Assembly
2018 - Current
Associate Director
Urban Justice Center
2007 - 2018
Associate Director
Housing Conservation Coordinators
2002 - 2007
Staff Attorney
The Legal Aid Society
1996 - 2002
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Former Co-President
Coalition for a District Alternative (CoDA)
Former Member
Community Board 3
Former President
Parent-Teacher Association for the Neighborhood School
Former President
District 1 President's Council for Community School District 1
Former Tenant Member
Rent Guidelines Board
Former Member
Task Force on People with Disabilities, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Small Business Committee, New York State Assembly