Showing entries tagged with: viewsnwbx
April 6, 2017
New Policy, Old Issue: Homelessness & the Concentration of Poverty// Views from the Northwest Bronx
Mayor Bill de Blasio recently released a plan for tackling the rise in homelessness in New York City. While the City’s shift in approach may manage to reset expectations and encourage communities to shoulder their fair share of shelter housing, it glosses over the high concentration of homeless housing in low-income communities, especially in the northwest Bronx.
March 28, 2017
Keep the “Homeless” at Home // Views from the Northwest Bronx
John M. Reilly, Executive Director at Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation (FBHC), authored this post, with contributions from UNHP staff. FBHC strives to provide safe and sound housing at affordable rates for low- to moderate-income families.
March 2, 2017
Appraisals and Affordability: The Wilton // Views from the Northwest Bronx
Appraisals are sometimes viewed as just another item on a development deal’s to-do list. But far from being innocuous and inconsequential, appraisals based on recently overvalued properties and questionable net income projections can have a major impact on rental prices, ownership incentives, and housing affordability.
February 21, 2017
Community is the Operative Word in ‘Community Development’ // Views from the Northwest Bronx
The history of community development in the Bronx offers many lessons on the crucial importance of the deep involvement of community members in charting a path forward for their own communities.
February 14, 2017
UNHP Introduces New 2017 Blog Series // Views from the Northwest Bronx
Over the years, UNHP has contributed to the conversation about what’s actually happening in the Bronx—in particular the Northwest Bronx. We are planning to do that in this space over the next few months through a series of blog posts. The new 2017 blog series will be subtitled "Views from the Northwest Bronx." We hope you will read and share.