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
DEADLINE: Free Tablet for Bronx NYCHA Residents,  January 31

DEADLINE: Free Tablet for Bronx NYCHA Residents,  January 31

Free tablet for qualified Bronx NYCHA residents. Call 212 306 7039 before January 31st to register for your free tablet.

Release and Report: Horrors in Homeless Housing

Release and Report: Horrors in Homeless Housing

by · January 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
ConnectHome Free Tablet Giveaway to Bronx NYCHA Residents

ConnectHome Free Tablet Giveaway to Bronx NYCHA Residents

City of New York and T-mobile giving away 5,000 free computer tablets to eligible NYCHA households. Register online today.

The Bronx Sees 37% Surge in Foreclosures in 2016 According to Report

The Bronx Sees 37% Surge in Foreclosures in 2016 According to Report

PropertyShark has just finished compiling our 2016 Foreclosure Report, covering first-time residential properties and wanted to share with you the results as foreclosures in the Bronx surged 37% in 2016. You can find out more in our blog post, but […]

by · January 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
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Assemblyman CRESPO AND Senator DIAZ ANNOUNCE NEW APPLIANCES FOR NYCHA RESIDENTS

Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo & Senator Ruben Diaz: Christmas Comes Early for Tenants at Stebbins-Hewitt & Bronx River Houses with Delivery of New Appliances Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and Senator Ruben Diaz worked to secure $3 Million in funding for New […]

by · December 13, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Public Advocate, Council Delegation Endorse Home Stability Support at City Hall Rally

Public Advocate, Council Delegation Endorse Home Stability Support at City Hall Rally

Public Advocate, Council Delegation Endorse Home Stability Support at City Hall Rally Leading city officials and thirty Council Members – a majority of the delegation – join together to formally endorse Home Stability Support and encourage Governor Cuomo to include […]

by · November 24, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Legal Aid Attorneys Endorse Home Stability Support at Bronx Rally

Legal Aid Attorneys Endorse Home Stability Support at Bronx Rally

Legal Aid Attorneys Endorse Home Stability Support at Bronx Rally Dozens rally for Home Stability Support outside city’s busiest housing eviction court as Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – UAW Local 2325 formally announces support for innovative policy addressing homelessness […]

by · November 12, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Housing, Law
NYCHA Launches NextGen Neighborhoods Stakeholder Committees

NYCHA Launches NextGen Neighborhoods Stakeholder Committees

NYCHA Launches NextGen Neighborhoods Stakeholder Committees; Kicks-Off Search for Resident Committee Members   Comprised of residents, community representatives and elected officials from each development site, the Stakeholder Committee will work directly with the developers, ensuring constructive dialogue and accountability   […]

by · October 31, 2016 · Government, Housing
NYCHA Youth Leadership Council

Deadline for NYCHA Youth Leadership Councils, 11/4

Do know a NYCHA resident youth who would be a great addition to our new Youth Leadership Councils (YLC’s)? Ask them to sign up today! The deadline has been extended to November 4. Interested residents can go online here to apply. Across fifteen neighborhood-based […]

Energy Workshop on Affordable Home Energy Improvements – October 13th

Energy Workshop on Affordable Home Energy Improvements – October 13th

Sustianable South Bronx (SSBx) is hosting a forum on Programs for Affordable Home Energy Improvements Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) is a community organization partnering with New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), a public benefit corporation working to […]