Tribute to the Disappeared, Project Launch and Community Workshop

Tribute to the Disappeared_Sue Coe_43On Wednesday December 17th La Casa Azul Bookstore, in New York City, will host the official launch of the TRIBUTO A LOS DESAPARECIDOS / TRIBUTE TO THE DISAPPEARED memorial quilt project, with an exhibition of prints of paintings, drawings, photographs and collage from Australia, New Zealand, Russia, the Netherlands, the U.S., Mexico and Japan. Continue Reading →

Harlem To Lose Bastion Of Affordable Housing

lakeview-gallery-04The Lakeview Apartments, a four-building, 446-unit complex, is one of the last remaining state-guaranteed affordable housing complexes in East Harlem. But the complex’s owner hopes to change that. Continue Reading →

Christmas Cheer Comes To East Harlem

tahl properties in east harlemChristmas Cheer Came Early this Year at the Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Services’ holiday party in East Harlem, sponsored byTahl Propp Equities, a privately-held, community-based real estate investment firm that owns, manages and has in development more than 3,000 units of affordable housing in East and West Harlem, and the New York Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (AWBA). Continue Reading →

NYC Public Advocate Supports Asthma Free Bill

Letitia james with we act

… New York City Housing Authority the “biggest slum lords in America”… – Michelle Holmes

On the second day of Harlem-based WE ACT’S, New York City Healthy Homes Summit, after an emotional appeal from WE ACT Member/ NYCHA tenant Michelle Holmes, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James announced that she would be supporting the Asthma Free Homes Bill (Intro 385). Continue Reading →

Boys & Girls Club of Harlem New Home At PS 186

extralargeThe Boys and Girls Club of Harlem moved one step closer Thursday to turning its new home from a deserted school building to a $48.6 million state-of-the-art facility, along with affordable housing. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Development Corp Awards $10M to Group Run by Chair’s Sister

largerThe chairman of the board of the group charged with distributing $150 million in community benefit funds from Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus expansion resigned on Tuesday — just hours before his board chose the nonprofit where his sister is executive vice president to administer half of the group’s $20 million affordable housing fund. Continue Reading →

Tahl Propp Equities’ First Annual Community Health Day In Harlem

image001It was a street full of smiles at Tahl Propp Equities’ First Annual Community Health Day where crowds gathered on a pristine lot, owned by the community-based affordable housing owner, manager and developer. Continue Reading →

Housing Advocates Plan Harlem March on Wednesday

rafa logoThe coalition of more than 50 housing advocacy groups known as the “Real Affordability for All Coalition” will demonstrate at Harlem’s First Corinthian Baptist Church with speeches and a march on Wednesday afternoon, the groups announced last week. Continue Reading →

More than 53,000 Artists Apply for 89 Affordable Harlem Apartments

public school“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 →

Housing, Cakes And Music At The Habitat Young Professionals Launch Party

Habitat Young Professionals Launch PartyDon’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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de Blasio Calls $500K-Per-Unit Harlem Housing ‘Affordable’

de BlasioA day after Mayor Bill de Blasio and other high-ranking elected officials lauded the completion of a permanently affordable apartment building in Harlem’s Sugar Hill section Monday, some housing experts are raising questions about its cost. Continue Reading →