September 27, 2022
The Northwest Bronx Resource Center Shines: Summer 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
Bronx Views: Buildings, Data & Stories Webinar & Fundraiser Summary & Replay
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
UNHP and the Bronx Financial Access Coalition bring a Credit Union to the Bronx!
“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
All Roads Lead to Increased Insurance Premiums
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
New Windows and More for the Seniors at Edison Arms!
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?
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
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
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.
September 30, 2021
What We Do & Why – Event Finale and Wrap Up!
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.