NYDaily News reports that Columbia University established a $3 million fund for the Grant and Manhattanville Houses in Harlem, but five years later only $85,000 has been tapped and residents say they had no clue the dough was available. Continue Reading →
It’s also noteworthy that federal law prohibits local governments from building more public housing than already exists.
Gothamist reports that the devolving public housing situation in NYC is just getting worse, and the New York City Housing Authority requires an injection of about $18 billion just to make necessary repairs that’ll keep desperately needed housing stock habitable. Continue Reading →
“Developers for the space, known as El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109 and located between Second and Third avenues, fielded 51,313 online applications via a city website by the July 14 deadline, officials said. Continue Reading →
A 200-unit senior housing development in Harlem has been preserved with the help of state aid. Continue Reading →
Don’t miss out on Habitat for Humanity New York City’s first-ever Young Professionals Network Launch Party – perfect for Harlem young professionals!
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In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “tale of two cities,” New York’s public housing projects clearly stood as a city of have-nots and a tale of woe. Continue Reading →
The New York City Housing Authority announced it has achieved its promised goal of completed installation of City Council-funded closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras by the end of 2013. Continue Reading →