City forces landlords to repair buildings with cluster homeless units

Seven buildings used as homeless shelters with a combined total of 726 building code violations are being forced by the city to clean things up.

Report: State's 'eviction bonus' largest contributor to rent increases on stabilized apartments

According to a report by the Community Service Society, New York State’s “eviction bonus” is responsible for nearly 50 percent of the citywide total increase in stabilized rents above inflation.

City considers reducing rents for 1M families; why tenants and landlords have doubts

After setting an historic record last year by not raising rents on the city's 1.03 million rent-regulated apartments, the Rent Guidelines Board now considers making local history again by actually reducing rents for the first time ever.

Comunilife opens 65 units of affordable housing for special needs and low-income residents in the Bronx

Health and human service not-for-profit Comunilife opens its newest supportive and affordable housing building in the Bronx.

Steps to finding affordable apartments in New York City

The city of New York is an exiting place to live in because it is big and therefore offers many places to go, activities and many different people to meet.

City Council strikes affordable housing zoning deal with de Blasio

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio achieved a major victory this week when the New York City Council approved his housing re-zoning plan.

De Blasio and local officials tour multi-million dollar rehabilitation project underway in Harlem

A massive affordable housing preservation project will repair apartments, improve the buildings and keep the rents of 358 apartments affordable to low-income families for the next 30 years.

Homeless advocates and housing developers announce new initiative for large-scale, low-income housing

Homeless advocates, nonprofit housing developers and other stakeholders unveil a new housing proposal to help transition away from the controversial "cluster site" shelter program.

Mayor’s affordable housing plan under attack

The Staten Island Borough Board voted against Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan by a 6 to1 margin Dec. 10, which was the last board to cast their vote.

Public housing crime up

Reports indicate that even with the implementation of a program costing the city $210 million, crime is up in a number of New York Public Housing Authority developments.

Report: Mortgage denial rates down, especially among Black borrowers

The percentage of U.S. mortgage applicants getting approved has increased, especially among middle-income black and Hispanic loan applicants, indicating that easing mortgage restrictions are making it easier for more Americans to become homeowners.

NextGen NYCHA: The first 100 days

NextGeneration nation makes changing during its first 100 days.

Help & Hope for Homeowners event

The NAACP and the Ocwen Financial Corporation hosted the third Help & Hope for Homeowners event...

Bedford Central Community Corp. hosts 10th Annual Homebuyer Series

Bedford Central Community Development Corp. is starting its homebuyer course in October.

Study finds racial disparity exists between what black and white borrowers pay for mortgages

Racial disparity in mortgage rates is widespread between black and white borrowers, according to a newly published study which found more financially vulnerable black women suffer the most.