Showing entries tagged with: home-owner
June 22, 2019
Trifecta has UNHP Buzzing!
UNHP is still buzzed from our Reclaiming Our Community Thru Affordable Housing, Art and Services Day on June 19th. The trifecta of events included a luncheon and information session for building operators, a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the mural created by The Royal KingBee and a well-attended Community Resource Fair.
October 23, 2018
Affordable Housing Lottery Main Draw for UNHP 2018 Bronxtober Fest
On Saturday, October 20th, UNHP held its 2nd annual Bronxtober Fest – offering a wide range of on-the-spot assistance for the crowd of over 80 Bronx residents. Thanks to our Fordham University and Manhattan College student volunteers, over 60 attendees enrolled in Housing Connect, NYC’s online affordable housing lottery.
May 21, 2018
Two Bronx Events, One Goal: Homeownership
As part of UNHP’s continued effort to assist Bronxites throughout their homeownership journey, UNHP held a two-part First-time Homebuyer FastTrack Series on May 1st and 19th at Concourse House.
October 31, 2017
Big Bronx Turnout for UNHP Bronxtober Resource Fest
On Saturday, October 28, four nonprofit experts, three NYC agencies, four local banks and 127 Bronxites came together to make the UNHP Bronxtober Resource Fest a successful community affordable housing and financial empowerment day.
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.
October 27, 2016
Looking at Homeownership Options in the Bronx
Over 75 Bronx tenants have attended our 2016 homebuyer workshops. Bronx renters are interested in ownership options. Let’s look at what the Bronx has to offer for prospective homeowners.
October 28, 2015
City Liens Are an Issue in Many NYC “HOODs”
UNHP created the Home Ownership Database (HOOD) to reach out to homeowners of 1-4 family homes who have fallen behind on their City liens, such as water and sewer bills, and tax liens. A recent look at the data reveals that neighborhoods as different as the Upper East Side and Jamaica, Queens have much in common when it comes to delinquent City liens.
August 7, 2015
Home for the Summer
Over 50 Bronx residents took the initial steps to learn about homeownership basics, mortgage approval eligibility, credit & savings requirements, closing grants and down payment assistance at two UNHP summer homebuyer events.
March 9, 2015
Housing as Home and Commodity: Part 2
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. Today in Part Two, we focus on prices and profitability of housing from the investor side, and a huge surge (perhaps another bubble) in the market.
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.