Showing entries tagged with: poverty

November 24, 2015

Low Incomes and Rising Rents Put Bronx Residents at Risk for Homelessness

As the holiday season approaches, many New Yorkers turn their attention to the less fortunate. Among those in […]
June 19, 2013

In the Borough with the Highest Rent Burdens, Section 8 Keeps Families Afloat

In our recent blog post, Section 8 at Stake in Sequestration, we drew attention to the threat to federal […]
June 12, 2013

Section 8 At Stake in Sequestration

Crains New York reporter Matt Chaban reported on Sunday, June 9th, that efforts to get a budget carve-out for Section […]
June 5, 2013

Vigil for workers at Unique Thrift Store in Kingsbridge this Thursday

There will be a Prayer Vigil for Unique Thrift Workers this Thursday, June 6th from 3:30-4:30pm at Unique […]
May 8, 2013

UNHP’s 30th Anniversary Forum Highlights Crisis of Affordability in the Bronx

A week ago we held our 30th Anniversary Forum at Fordham University and released our report, Nowhere to Go: […]
April 10, 2013

Former UNHP Intern and MSNBC Host, Chris Hayes, Highlights Struggles of Low-Wage Workers

On April 4th, the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, Chris Hayes hosted a panel discussion about […]

“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