Posted inSouth Bronx

Major Bronx Waterfront Complex Opens with 542 Subsidized Apartments

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 […]

Posted inHow to New York

A Renter’s Guide to Voucher and Income Discrimination for NYC Apartments

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 […]

Posted inAffordable Housing

Boost for 5WTC Megatower: $31 Million in Shifted Jobs and Parks Funds

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 […]