December 19, 2022
On December 15, 2022, 75 individuals representing 29 banks participated in UNHP's Annual Multifamily Lenders Meeting. UNHP shared the data from our historical Building Indicator Project (BIP) database that tracked a dip in sales values and a rise in distress in multifamily buildings.
September 27, 2022
UNHP reflects back on the summer events and successes of the Northwest Bronx Resource Center (NWBRC) to bring financial and housing resources to our Bronx community.
September 26, 2022
UNHP’s Bronx Views: Buildings, Data and Stories Webinar and Fundraiser drew over 100 participants on Thursday, September 15th. Our generous sponsors, a video replay and summary is shared in this post.
July 20, 2022
“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
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
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.
May 4, 2022
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
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
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
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.