Cali Developer Turns Shipping Containers Into Harlem Homes For Veterans’ Housing

Cities across the U.S. are searching for new ways to add affordable housing stock to their lagging inventories for low- and middle-income residents as wages fail to keep pace with soaring rental and home prices. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Lets Young Residents Grow Healthy Food From Harlem To Hollis

Daily New reports that Public housing residents across the city are learning how to have a green thumb right in their own backyards. Continue Reading →

Senator Schumer And U.S. Congressman Espaillat Tour Lakeview Apartments In Harlem

On Sunday, April 2, 2017, Harlem U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat and U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer will tour the Lakeview Apartments, located at 4 E 107th Street, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Residents Frustrated With HPD’s Nine-Year Renovation Delay In Harlem

The NY Post reports that the city has spent more than $1 million subsidizing the rents of a dozen tenants it forced from a century-old Manhattan apartment building it promised to renovate in 2008. Continue Reading →

Wagner Houses Residents Say No Heat In Their Harlem Building

Inside Jessica Gonzalez’s apartment at the Wagner Houses, abuela is shivering huddled under a mass of blankets. Continue Reading →

Teen Victim Fighting For Life After Attack In Harlem

A bleeding, badly stabbed teenager managed to call 911 himself before collapsing outside an apartment building in a Harlem housing development Wednesday afternoon, police sources said. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announced Torres-Springer And Patchett To New City Jobs

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Maria Torres-Springer will serve as the next Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development when its current commissioner, Vicki Been, returns to teaching at New York University. Continue Reading →

City’s East Harlem Plan Would Allow Retail Development On NYCHA Properties

The de Blasio administration’s plan to rezone East Harlem would allow nearly half-a-million square feet of retail to be developed in three public-housing complexes, city documents show. Continue Reading →

Chick Link To See If Your Harlem Landlord Is Ripping You Off

mayor-de-blasio1On Tuesday, Patch news partner ProPublica published an investigative story by reporter Cezary Podkul that showed thousands of property owners (over 70+ in Harlem) New York are bilking the city and tenants out of millions of dollars. Continue Reading →

Harlem Tenants Sue Landlord For Illegally Hiking Up Rent In Over 20 Buildings

housing7n-1-webNY Daily News reports that a class action lawsuit by Harlem tenants accuses their landlord of illegally jacking up rents and abusing city tax breaks in more than 20 apartment buildings. Continue Reading →