August 3, 2022

Bronx Views: Buildings, Data & Stories - 2022 Fundraiser and Webinar

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Join UNHP as a sponsor for our 2022 fundraiser and webinar, Bronx Views: Buildings, Data & Stories where we will share Bronx stories, unravel the data that reveals the struggles of Bronx residents, and highlight our successful work to preserve Bronx buildings as affordable and decent places for low-income families and individuals.
July 20, 2022

UNHP and the Bronx Financial Access Coalition bring a Credit Union to the Bronx!

by UNHP
“Only in the Bronx,” says someone in the crowd, reflecting on the celebratory official launch of the Bronx People’s Federal Credit Union. The atmosphere is celebratory and festive, but the deep commitment and heartfelt passion held by the Bronx residents and community groups in attendance for financial inclusion, access, and growth was also in the air.
June 28, 2022

Take our Banking and Financial Services Survey/Completa Nuestra Encuesta de Bancaria y de Servicios Financieros

by UNHP
UNHP is checking in with Bronx residents to see how well your bank and/or financial services are working for you. UNHP quiere escuchar de los usuarios de nuestro programa para ver lo bien que su banco y/o servicios financieros estàn trabajando para usted.
May 24, 2022

All Roads Lead to Increased Insurance Premiums

by UNHP
Insurance is not a new issue in the Bronx; Redlining in the Bronx was not exclusive to banks as insurance companies also did not write policies for properties in certain neighborhoods. Thanks to organizing efforts in the 1970s, insurance carriers were pressured to write policies and soon found that the Bronx multifamily market was a sound business. Insurance is an issue again in our community as exorbitant premium increases and the lack of carriers threaten Bronx's affordable multifamily housing.

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May 4, 2022

New Windows and More for the Seniors at Edison Arms!

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Thanks to roughly $500,000 of funding secured by UNHP through the NYS Weatherization Assistance Program, Edison Arms, a senior-citizen affordable housing development in Bedford Park will undergo a series of energy-saving renovations.
March 24, 2022

Gambling with Homes, or Investing in Communities?

by UNHP
The UNHP Multifamily Research and Action Center has collaborated with the LISC Research and Evaluation team to investigate the effects of speculation in multifamily housing on tenants. Here we share a bit about the process and the role UNHP and our BIP played in this research.
February 2, 2022

2022 Tax Prep Resources

by UNHP
UNHP is unable to offer our free income tax program in 2022. In this blog post, UNHP shares tax tips and options for free tax prep in NYC.
December 2, 2021

UHC & Montefiore Sign Contract but Healthcare Access Problem is Far from Solved

by UNHP
The December 1st renewal of the UnitedHealthcare and Montefiore Network contract is welcome but does not solve the problem that thousands can lose access to coverage and their doctors and seemingly no City, state or Federal regulation can prevent it.

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September 30, 2021

What We Do & Why – Event Finale and Wrap Up!

by UNHP
On Thursday, September 23rd UNHP held the last in its mission-driven event series called What We Do: UNHP & Mission. The six What We Do events + the finale highlighted the unique ways we work to create and preserve affordable housing and bring resources to our Bronx community. Thanks to our many generous donors and sponsors it was also a successful fundraiser to help support our work.
September 8, 2021

This Is What We Do: UNHP & Mission - A Series of Virtual Events and Annual Fundraiser

by UNHP
"This is What We Do" is a series of events that illustrate the unique ways that UNHP works towards its affordable housing and Bronx community service mission as well as an effort to raise funds for that work through sponsorships and donations. Click on this post to learn about the events we have planned and how you can take part.

“UNHP has emerged as a thought leader on multi-family housing distress-a key issue facing all boroughs of New York City.”

— Rafael E. Cestero - President Community Preservation Corporation and former NYC Housing Commissioner