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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.
September 8, 2021
This Is What We Do: UNHP & Mission - A Series of Virtual Events and Annual Fundraiser
"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.
July 22, 2021
Sympathy Does Not Make It Right - The Fight for Healthcare Amid UHC & Montefiore Dispute
There is still apparently no agreement to restore the network relationship between United Healthcare (UHC) and Montefiore Health System. UNHP has learned a lot as we were faced with the loss of coverage for our staff about these issues and we remain committed to seeing that changes are made - this updated blog shares what we have learned and how we plan to move forward.
July 21, 2021
This is What We Do: Affordable Housing Preservation: Building Operators Meeting
For the third event in our virtual series and fundraiser, This is What We Do, UNHP brought together 31 Bronx housing operators from 12 organizations to discuss the issues that affect the housing they oversee to understand trends and emerging issues that jeopardize affordability. It is also What We Do to escalate these issues and seek to address the policies behind the issues. Read the full summary to learn more.
June 11, 2021
A Year into the Pandemic: Taking Stock in the Bronx
It has been a year since the pandemic hit the Bronx hard and early with consequences for families and individuals in all the parts of their lives. Third, in our A Year Into Covid series, this blog post takes stock of where Bronx residents stand now in terms of health, jobs, and housing.
May 12, 2021
A Year into the Pandemic: Affordable Housing Faces Challenges, Old and New
As we all continue to deal with the fallout from the pandemic, UNHP has been monitoring the effects on the multifamily housing world. In April of last year, we published a few posts hypothesizing about what we thought might happen in the multifamily affordable housing sphere. Now, we are taking stock of how our portfolio has been affected - what has helped us weather unexpected financial challenges and what is concerning us as we move forward.
March 24, 2021
Updated for 2021: UNHP COVID-19 Guide on Health, Housing, Finances, and Food
The UNHP Northwest Bronx Resource Center (NWBRC) is committed to bringing needed resources to our Bronx community. That commitment is renewed as we face this ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We know people need information about health, food, financial, and housing resources at this time.
March 18, 2021
American Rescue Plan Offers Immediate Good News for Many Bronx Families and Individuals
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the third and largest COVID-19 relief package since the pandemic, known as American Rescue Plan into effect. While further guidance is needed - there are immediate benefits for many Bronx residents and families!
February 4, 2021
UNHP Rises to the Challenge of a Tough Year For the Bronx Amid Covid-19
In the midst of tough times due to the health and economic impacts of Covid-19, there is still much to be grateful for in the Bronx and at University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP). Almost a year into our transition to remote work and UNHP has managed to find a way to make significant strides towards our mission.