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Concerns Over Gentrification and Affordability Drive Opposition to New Developments

New York City has a major housing affordability crisis. With skyrocketing rents and an increasingly out-of-reach cost of living, more New Yorkers are struggling...

New Updates To New York Low-Income Housing Assistance 

Recently, Governor Hochul approved plans for a program that would effectively reduce utility bills for low-income families. In the wake of COVID-19 and widespread...

Bedford Green House Provides Affordable and Eco-Friendly Housing

A truly unique housing opportunity is being developed at 2865 Creston Avenue in the Bronx. This extensive project is focused on creating housing that...

Homeless Shelter In Former Park Savoy Hotel Creates Costly Debate

A Homeless Shelter in NYC’s Wealthiest Neighborhood Opened Only After Years of Fierce Opposition In 2014, Dell Technologies founder and billionaire Michael Dell bought a...

$350,000 Citizens Workforce Development Program Underway in Queens

Citizens plans to bring technical skills training and career counseling to local residents with the help of three Queens-based, social impact organizations.  On June 29th,...

NYS Emergency Rental Assistance Funding Dries Up, Eviction Notices Skyrocket

The New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Fund (ERAP) is out of money, despite a growing need for its services. The 2022-23 State budget...

Limited Time Left For Affordable Housing Lottery at 304 East 134th Street, Bronx

304 East 134th Street in the Port Morris section of the Bronx is a seven-story, brand new residential building. There are seven affordable housing...

How to Watch The Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks

The Macy's 4th of July Fireworks return for 2022! While the location alternates yearly between a proximity to Brooklyn Bridge Park and floating in...

NYC Metro Area Picked as a Host City for 2026 World Cup

Large Economic Impact Expected On June 16, FIFA announced the 16 Host Cities for the 2026 World Cup games, with the NYC Metro area landing...

The Median Rent in Manhattan is $4,000, Up 25% Annually

According to a May 2022 report from Douglas Elliman, median rents in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Northwest Queens grew exponentially over the last year. Manhattan,...

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