Showing entries tagged with: Rent
February 21, 2017
The history of community development in the Bronx offers many lessons on the crucial importance of the deep involvement of community members in charting a path forward for their own communities.
November 30, 2016
On Wednesday, November 30th, UNHP organized a Tenant Housing Fair providing information and assistance with eviction prevention, legal services, rental subsidies and other services to help Bronxites remain in their apartments, understand their rights and available resources.
October 26, 2016
45 Bronx renters attended the UNHP Fast Track Homebuyer Series held over three separate sessions in October of 2016. 15 individuals attended all three sessions and earned a homebuyer education certificate.
November 24, 2015
For most Bronx residents, affordable housing means the housing that they live in now, but many Bronx residents are on the verge of becoming homeless; struggling to get by, facing high rent burdens and compensating through overcrowded living situations.
March 9, 2015
Housing, especially rental housing in New York City, exists with two purposes: to provide homes for people and families, and to be bought, sold and rented as commodities. Today in Part Two, we focus on prices and profitability of housing from the investor side, and a huge surge (perhaps another bubble) in the market.
March 9, 2015
Housing, especially rental housing in New York City, exists with two purposes: to provide homes for people and families, and to be bought, sold and rented as commodities. Most of the battles around housing arise in the tension between these two purposes.
October 10, 2014
It's no secret that the housing stock in New York City is aging. Here in the Bronx, the median age of multifamily apartment buildings is 87 years. In Community Board 6 it's 98 years old.
February 25, 2014
Two Bronx students, one completing his Associates degree at Bronx Community College, and another returning to school to advance his career, took advantage of the UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program.
September 10, 2013
NYS Department of Financial Services recently issued Guidelines for Bank Lending to Multifamily Properties Under the Community Reinvestment Act that the Governor is also referring as Slumlord Prevention Guidelines for Multifamily lending.
August 19, 2013
City’s Cluster Program grows despite many flaws; the Center for Housing Policy creates a new tool to gauge affordability, and social movements still matter.