Post Tagged with: "housing"

State senator Alessandra Biaggi greets guests and participating housing agency representatives. (Photos: Robert Press)

Senator Biaggi Holds Housing Resource Fair

By Robert Press On Friday, State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-34) hosted a ‘Housing Resource Fair” at PS 83 in the Morris Park section of her district. Many city agencies related to the needs of a renter or homeowner joined other […]

by · June 9, 2019 · Community Events, Housing, News
US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) spoke to the Met Council gathering. Credit: Robert Press

Housing Justice Town Hall Held

By Robert Press On a rainy Thursday night which cancelled a New York Yankee game The Housing Town Hall meeting by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes, State Senators Alessandra Biaggi and Jamaal Bailey, and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez went on to standing room […]

by · June 1, 2019 · Bronx Politics, News
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Governor Cuomo, Speaker Heastie, AG Schneiderman in a rally against the ACA repeal in Manhattan on Monday July 17th, 2017. Edwin J. Torres /Mayoral Photography Office.

THE MAYOR’S PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT UNIT COMES TO THE BRONX

THE MAYOR’S PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT UNIT – FEBRUARY 10 – 28 Throughout February, Mayor de Blasio’s Public Engagement Unit has events planned in the Bronx to help residents access resources and information from the Tenant Support Unit, Home Support Unit, and […]

Profile America: Solar Power

Profile America: Solar Power

Sunday, January 14th. There’s been a lot of emphasis lately on making houses that are more energy efficient — with better insulation and windows that seal out heat and cold. Many feature the use of solar panels to capture the […]

by · January 14, 2018 · Energy, Profile America
Bronx Housing Enrollment Event Sponsored by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Bronx Housing Enrollment Event Sponsored by Bronx BP Diaz

Bronx Housing Enrollment Event Sponsored by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Every Wednesday beginning January 18, 2018 through June 20 from 10 AM to 1 PM., 851 Grand Concourse (E 161st Street) , Bronx NY 10451. RSVP 718-590-6248.

Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie announced that the Assembly fulfilled its pledge to raise the age of adult criminal responsibility in New York State. New York will finally join 48 other states in our nation. “We are confident that this […]

by · April 8, 2017 · News
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
UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

You are invited to the UNHP Financial Fitness Open House Wednesday, January 18 from 1pm until 6:30 pm at Refuge House 2751 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY Attendees will receive priority booking for a free tax appointment and on the spot […]

The Bronx Is Up! In Population and Jobs, Too.

The Bronx Is Up! In Population and Jobs, Too.

The Bronx Is Up! The real estate blog 6sqft.com recently posted about the residential boom occurring in the Bronx: “During the first six months of 2016, the Bronx [accounted] for nearly 32 percent of all permitted units, a major jump from its […]

by · September 18, 2016 · Housing, News, Real Estate

P.A. Tish James and Parkash Tenants Rally in front of the Bronx Housing Court.” on YouTube

Earlier today, New York City Public Advocate Letitia “Tish” James delivered fiery remarks at the Parkash Tenant Coalition news conference and rally in front of the Bronx Housing Court on the  Grand Concourse.

by · June 2, 2016 · Housing, Local Events, News, Video
BRONX BP DIAZ RELEASES REPORT PROPOSING PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT AT CONCOURSE YARD

BRONX BP DIAZ RELEASES REPORT PROPOSING PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT AT CONCOURSE YARD

Report Finds Potential for Nearly Two Million Square Feet of Development at Concourse Yard     Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a preliminary report cataloging the potential of platform development at three borough railyard sites.   The […]

Public Advocate James Releases Worst Landlord List

Public Advocate James Releases Worst Landlord List

On Tuesday,  New York City Public Advocate Tish James released her office’s annual Worst Landlords List. Saying that every tenant deserves to live in safety and security, James asserted that every apartment needs to meet basic standards of decency. “That’s […]

by · November 24, 2015 · Government, Housing, Law, Local News, News
Political Round Up: July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza

Political Round Up: July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza

New York Salutes America Festival and Fireworks On Thursday, June 25, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and State Senator Jeff Klein hosted the borough’s official kickoff to the year’s Independence Day Celebrations, the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Local News, News

Cuomo Disses GOP Senate Rent Regs Extension

Today, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a statement dismissing the State Senate Majority’s proposed eight years extension of the current NYC rent laws. He called the proposal unacceptable because the extension would hurt tenants. In a written statement, Cuomo said, […]

by · June 14, 2015 · Government, Housing
Demystifying development for the Jerome Avenue Rezoning project

Demystifying development for the Jerome Avenue Rezoning project

What should take place on Jerome Avenue  By Fernando P. Tirado At the Bronx Parks Speak Up event at Lehman College on February 28th, I was very surprised to find members of the Department of City Planning discussing the proposed […]

by · March 9, 2015 · Op Ed