Showing entries tagged with: Enterprise
August 6, 2020
Annual BIP Meeting - NYC Real Estate Market in the Pandemic
On July 28th, UNHP held its annual Building Indicator Project meeting. Jacob Udell, Data and Research Coordinator, presented for UNHP about trends in the housing market. Elizabeth Oakley and Kim Darga from HPD discussed the importance of preservation and different tools HPD has to bolster affordable housing in NYC. Click to read a summary of UNHP’s presentation.
May 2, 2017
Understanding the Unique Needs of a Community // Views from the Northwest Bronx
Judi Kende, Vice President and New York Market Leader for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., authored this post. Enterprise creates and preserves quality affordable homes, incubates programs, and scales these solutions through policy change.
December 19, 2016
The Wilton Welcomes a New Name and Upgrades for the Holidays
Along with a new name, The Wilton, etched above their front door, the 32 families who reside in the buildings at Anthony and Tremont Avenues have also received new windows and public improvements in time for the holidays.
March 11, 2016
Community Groups “Excel” at Manipulating Housing Data
Fourteen individuals from eleven NYC community groups joined UNHP and Research Specialist, Joseph Contreras, in the Heiskell Enterprise Center for Technology at Refuge House on Friday, February 19th to brush up on Excel tips in order to better use the UNHP Building Indicator Project (BIP) data as part of their community-based housing, organizing and neighborhood work.
March 8, 2016
Multifamily Lenders Gather to Review Distressed Properties and Rising Sales Prices
On February 23, lenders, non-profit, for-profit and HPD representatives squeezed into the conference room at the offices of Enterprise Community Partners to listen to UNHP's latest update on the Building Indicator Project (BIP) as well as income and pricing trends in the Bronx.
November 24, 2015
Low Incomes and Rising Rents Put Bronx Residents at Risk for Homelessness
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.
June 29, 2015
Cost of Water Forum Encourages Discussion about Equitable Water Rates, Conservation & UNHP Rate Cap
Held at Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus, UNHP's Cost of Water Forum was attended by 80 people interested in learning about and discussing equitable water rates, conservation strategies and UNHP's proposal to cap water rates for affordable housing.
March 9, 2015
Housing as Home and Commodity: Part 1
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.
March 5, 2015
Too Busy to Brag
Our blog has been a little quiet in 2015 and no we have not been hibernating – we have been so busy preserving distressed multifamily housing and delivering a wide range of financial services in the Northwest Bronx that we have not had time to brag about it!
August 8, 2014
What does data have to do with organizing?
Data and organizing are inextricably linked. What better way to show the collective impact of certain policies than to use data.