Housing

Harlem Rent Control Rally, 6/6

New York tenants are invited to join Mayor Bill De Blasio, Assemblyman Keith Wright, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, other elected officials and tenant leaders at “A Rally for Tenants” at the Harlem State Office Plaza (West 125th Street & […]

by · June 5, 2015 · Housing

Cuomo plans rent control rally – UPDATED

According a report in Capital New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning a rally in support of tougher rent regulations, with aides reaching out to officials about attending the event even as tenant groups question his commitment to the issue. […]

by · June 4, 2015 · Government, Housing
Jerome Avenue Community Planning Workshop, May 30

Jerome Avenue Community Planning Workshop, May 30

This Saturday, May 30, the City Planning Department’s community planning office is holding the first in a series of public “Visioning Workshops” for “Jerome Avenue Community Planning.” The “Community Planning” workshop runs from 10AM to 2PM at the Kips Bay Boys and […]

by · May 26, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Habitat for Humanity coming to the Bronx

Habitat for Humanity coming to the Bronx

A new affordable apartment building is coming to Williamsbridge thanks to Habitat for Humanity. The non-profit group released renderings of the 60-unit, seven-story co-op building, which will be its biggest U.S. project yet. Any family interested in buying a home […]

by · May 18, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Bronx Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit Filed in Co-Op City Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Bronx Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit Filed in Co-Op City Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

  A man critically injured in the Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak in the Bronx last year has filed suit, charging his injuries were a direct result of carelessness and negligence on the part of the companies responsible for keeping the property […]

City Report: The Bronx Has Highest Rate of Home Loan Denials

The South Bronx real estate market may be heating up, but the residents have a tougher time getting home loans than residents of any other borough, according to a new city report. Approximately 30 percent of all home loan applications […]

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 2 (Video)

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 2 (Video)

Last night on BronxTalk, host Gary Axlebank gave community leaders a chance to respond to the Department of City Planning and Housing Preservation and Development representatives who appeared on last week’s show looking at ‘The Jerome-Cromwell Study’. Monday’s show featured discussion surrounding community engagement, union […]

Councilman Andy King

CM KING BRINGS CONSTITUENT SERVICES DIRECTLY TO NYCHA RESIDENTS

BRONX — In order to better serve his constituents beyond the hours of 9-5, New York City Council Member Andy King and his staff will be hosting “Constituent Services Night” every other week at a different NYCHA housing development in […]

ASSEMBLYWOMAN LATOYA JOYNER: ASSEMBLY’S ‘FAMILIES FIRST’ BUDGET PROPOSAL WILL HELP THE BRONX AND NEW YORK CITY

ASSEMBLYWOMAN LATOYA JOYNER: ASSEMBLY’S ‘FAMILIES FIRST’ BUDGET PROPOSAL WILL HELP THE BRONX AND NEW YORK CITY

BRONX, N.Y. – Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) announced the introduction of the New York State Assembly’s “Families First” state budget proposal. The measure is expected to increase funding for education, expand access to affordable housing, create jobs and […]