Housing

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
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

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