Showing entries tagged with: nowhere-to-go
June 2, 2020
Bronx Reality before Covid is Manifesting Devastating and Deadly Consequences
Well-documented long-standing income, racial and ethnic disparities as well as health issues in the Bronx led to a disproportionate number of cases in the borough.
November 18, 2015
25 Years of Support, Care and Temporary Housing for Women and Children in the Bronx.
Siena House, in the Highbridge section of the Bronx, is marking its 25th anniversary this year and Concourse House, in the Fordham-Bedford neighborhood will turn 25 in 2016. Both “houses” provide safe, transitional homes for homeless women and their children as well as on-site social services, childcare, housing assistance, job training and life-skills support.
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.
April 30, 2014
Tackling Housing Quality and Affordability with Two Dozen Lenders
Last month UNHP held its annual Multifamily Assistance Center and Building Indicator Project Lender meeting at the offices of Enterprise Community Partners. Two dozen of the top multifamily lenders in New York City participated, along with Commissioner Vicki Been and Deputy Commissioner Vito Mustaciuolo of the City's Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
February 25, 2014
Returning and New College Students See Education as Key to their Future
Two Bronx students, one completing his Associates degree at Bronx Community College, and another returning to school to advance his career, took advantage of the UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program.
January 3, 2014
After a Successful 30th Anniversary Year, UNHP Looks Forward to 2014
University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) celebrated our 30th Anniversary in 2013 with multiple events towards our affordable housing mission, including a 30th Anniversary Forum, significant progress in our work to improve distressed multifamily buildings, and two celebrations.
August 19, 2013
More Signs of and Tools in the Affordability Crisis in the City
City’s Cluster Program grows despite many flaws; the Center for Housing Policy creates a new tool to gauge affordability, and social movements still matter.
July 17, 2013
All Around the Media: Signs of the Affordability Crisis
The press has been buzzing lately with stories about both sides of the affordability crisis -- rising rents and falling wages. While this is a larger national trend, we are at the forefront of the crisis in the Bronx, and much of the press makes note of this. We took on this issue in our May report, Nowhere to Go: A crisis of affordability in the Bronx.
June 12, 2013
Section 8 At Stake in Sequestration
Federal budget sequestration threatens Section 8 subsidies and, in turn, our neighborhoods.
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: A crisis of affordability in the Bronx.