Housing

Major Property Tax Relief for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Expands to Help Thousands More Live Affordably

Major Property Tax Relief for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Expands to Help Thousands More Live Affordably

Major Property Tax Relief for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities Expands to Help Thousands More Live Affordably After SCHE/DHE signed into state law, City Council acts New York, NY — Members of the Independent Democratic Conference applauded the New York […]

NYC DOT, NYCHA, AND COUNCIL MEMBER KING UNVEIL NEW SIDEWALKS AT GUN HILL HOUSES IN WILLIAMSBRIDGE

NYC DOT, NYCHA, AND COUNCIL MEMBER KING UNVEIL NEW SIDEWALKS AT GUN HILL HOUSES IN WILLIAMSBRIDGE

NYC DOT, NYCHA, AND COUNCIL MEMBER KING UNVEIL NEW SIDEWALKS AT GUN HILL HOUSES IN WILLIAMSBRIDGE With $500,000 allocated by Council Member Andy King, DOT repaired sidewalk and curbs outside major Bronx NYCHA development Today, New York City Department of […]

by · July 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Highbridge Gardens resident Wendy Samuel won the Water Bottle Challenge for saving $21.75 in loose change and was given a $20 gift card from Target. Photo courtesy of NYCHA on Instagram

NYCHA Brings Money Management to Public Housing in Pilot Program

NYCHA Brings Money Management to Public Housing in Pilot Program by David Greene The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has teamed up with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs and the non-profit Urban Upbound, that will bring […]

Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital

Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital

Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital by David Greene Several hundred veterans and invited guests gathered under a tent to attend a groundbreaking for the new Fisher Houses that will be built on the grounds of the […]

by · June 16, 2017 · Housing, Veterans
UA Builders Group Awarded Propco Holdings’ Latest Bronx Development Project

UA Builders Group Awarded Latest Bronx Development Project

Constructing 12-story Building in Partnership with Badaly & Badaly Architects   NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — UA Builders Group, a privately held national construction firm headquartered in NYC, announced today it was awarded Propco Holdings’ ground-up development project located in the West […]

by · June 15, 2017 · Housing, News
The Homeowners Loan Act provided for loans to homeowners so they could pay their mortgages. This prevented people from going homeless and prevented banks from going under.

Profile America: Help for Homeowners

Tuesday, June 13 — The American dream of owning — and keeping — a home got a lifeline on this date in 1933 with passage of the Homeowners Loan Act. The act provided emergency relief in the depths of the Great Depression, […]

by · June 13, 2017 · History, Housing, Profile America
HPD Representatives Meeting with Community Member in the 27th City Council District Office in Queens (Photo Credit: NYC HPD/Jonathan Patkowski)

HPD ANNOUNCES NEW SUMMER OFFICE HOURS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY COUNCIL

HPD’s Office of Enforcement and Neighborhood Services will hold sessions in City Council offices citywide to advise on concerns about building maintenance issues and code enforcement services     New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner […]

by · June 12, 2017 · Government, Housing, News
Senate Passes Bill Sponsored by Senator Savino to Bring Major Property Tax Savings On The Way for Seniors & Disabled New Yorkers

Senate Passes Bill Sponsored by Senator Savino to Bring Major Property Tax Savings On The Way for Seniors & Disabled New Yorkers

Senator Jeff Klein, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Joined by Elected Officials & Seniors, Celebrate Major Property Tax Savings That Are On The Way for Homeowners

Senator Jeff Klein, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Joined by Elected Officials & Seniors, Celebrate Major Property Tax Savings That Are On The Way for Homeowners

Senator Jeff Klein, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Joined by Elected Officials & Seniors, Celebrate Major Property Tax Savings That Are On The Way for Homeowners  SCHE/DHE program expansion set to help thousands more live affordably in New York Bronx, NY […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Government, Housing
NYC students living in homeless shelters – Interactive map

NYC students living in homeless shelters – Interactive map

The Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness has added the number of students living in shelters to its online interactive data tool, which is available at http://tinyurl.com/zpt9s64. The data tool provides information on homeless students in all of New York City’s […]

by · April 29, 2017 · Housing
New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently

New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently

New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently Grand opening of Gouverneur Place Apartments, a new 68-unit development that integrates quality, affordable-housing with supportive services State of New York and UnitedHealthcare were […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced two new appointments to the Rent Guidelines Board: David Reiss, a Brooklyn Law School professor specialized in property law, and Hilary Botein, a professor at Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Housing, News
Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi Applauds Velez Settlement as Critical but Limited Step in Reducing Homelessness

Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi Applauds Velez Settlement as Critical but Limited Step in Reducing Homelessness

Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi Applauds Velez Settlement as Critical but Limited Step in Reducing Homelessness Cautions that vast numbers of families not covered by settlement, remain at risk of homelessness NEW YORK, N.Y. – I applaud the State’s decision to settle […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
New Interactive Map of Student Homelessness Now Available

New Interactive Map of Student Homelessness Now Available

New Interactive Map of Student Homelessness Now Available NEW YORK (February 15, 2017)—As student homelessness continues to grow nationwide, the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) has launched a new, free interactive data tool to inform educators, service providers, […]

by · February 20, 2017 · Housing, Youth and Children
STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ: ‘Right to Counsel’ Program Announcement

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ: ‘Right to Counsel’ Program Announcement

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: ‘Right to Counsel’ Program Announcement “A ‘right to counsel’ for tenants in housing court has long been a priority of my administration. Today’s announcement is a victory for the elected leaders and advocates who […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing