Showing entries tagged with: homelessness
March 28, 2017
John M. Reilly, Executive Director at Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation (FBHC), authored this post, with contributions from UNHP staff. FBHC strives to provide safe and sound housing at affordable rates for low- to moderate-income families.
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.
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.
April 30, 2014
Last month UNHP held its annual Multifamily Assistance Center and Building Indicator Project Lender meeting at the offices of Enterprise Community Partners. Two dozen of the top multifamily lenders in New York City participated, along with Commissioner Vicki Been and Deputy Commissioner Vito Mustaciuolo of the City's Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
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.
July 17, 2013
The press has been buzzing lately with stories about both sides of the affordability crisis -- rising rents and falling wages. While this is a larger national trend, we are at the forefront of the crisis in the Bronx, and much of the press makes note of this. We took on this issue in our May report, Nowhere to Go: A crisis of affordability in the Bronx.
June 19, 2013
Cuts to Section 8 would severely impact the Northwest Bronx.
June 12, 2013
Federal budget sequestration threatens Section 8 subsidies and, in turn, our neighborhoods.
May 8, 2013
A week ago we held our 30th Anniversary Forum at Fordham University and released our report, Nowhere to Go: A crisis of affordability in the Bronx.
February 13, 2013
Data from the 2011 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey shows that in much of the Bronx it is typical for a household to spend at least 50% of their income on rent.