Jose Fernandez has been cooking without gas for over two years. So have his neighbors in their West Harlem co-op. Con Ed turned off the gas in the summer of 2021, after an inspector noticed a problem with an exterior pipe, fixed it and subsequently performed a separate air pressure test that the system failed, […]
Phase one of the Hip Hop Museum’s campus is complete, bringing hundreds of apartments to the South Bronx. L+M Development Partners, real estate agency Type A projects, BronxWorks, The Hip Hop Museum, and several elected officials unveiled 542 units of subsidized housing and 2.8 acres of public space on the Harlem River waterfront in the […]
In New York, it’s illegal to discriminate against renters or apartment-seekers who pay rent with public assistance. That applies to lots of kinds of vouchers and subsidies, including CityFHEPS, Section 8, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and more. The law that protects renters applies not just to landlords and property owners, but to real estate brokers […]
New York City is on track to complete only about 11,000 new housing units this year, half the number built in 2022 and a fraction of what is needed to deal with the city’s housing crisis. The forecast, contained in a construction outlook released Wednesday by the New York Building Congress, is in line with […]
A planned supertall apartment tower at Ground Zero is poised for a potential $31 million government funding boost — using money designated after 9/11 for lower Manhattan job creation and waterfront improvements. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last month approved a proposal by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation to redirect $21 million […]
Building “a little more housing in every neighborhood” may seem like a commonsense plan for a city with a massive housing crisis, but a long, complicated and possibly contentious review awaits.
Resolution of the long-pending legal case challenging ‘community preference’ set-asides could reframe which applicants get affordable housing — including a relative of the judge hearing the case.
COVID spurred many tenants to vacate city apartments, but changing rent laws and rising interest rates are among factors now encouraging people to stay put — with few new apartments available.
Governor announces more income-restricted units and set-aside for locals there on 9/11 — while acknowledging impact of ‘100% affordable’ agitators.
Estimates to replace or upgrade all public housing developments jumps from $45 billion to $78 billion even as the number of apartments drops from 176,000 to 161,000.