Finding An Affordable NYC Apartment Just Got A Bit Easier From Harlem To Hollis

It’s been seven years since the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) launched Housing Connect, a portal that has made it easier—in theory—for New Yorkers to apply for affordable apartments in buildings across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Nooo, City To Cut Harlem Residents From Home Ownership Program

Advocates are suing the city to preserve dreams of home ownership at a Harlem apartment building that has gone unoccupied for 10 years, the Legal Aid Society announced reports Patch. Continue Reading →

Three Upper Manhattan Buildings Sell For $60M

Patch reports that three apartment buildings in three different Upper Manhattan neighborhoods were bought as a package deal for $60 million, real estate firms announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

City Strikes Deal To Preserve Affordable Harlem Apartments

Patch reports that the city has struck a deal with affordable housing developer LIHC Investment Group to preserve more than 160 affordable apartments in two Harlem buildings. Continue Reading →

Legal Aid Society Wants NYCHA To Refund Rent

NY Curbed reports that the Legal Aid Society is demanding that the New York City Housing Authority provide up to $15 million in rent refunds to public housing tenants that lost heat during the city’s cold front. Continue Reading →

Arctic Chill From Harlem To Hollis Prompts Nearly 6,000 Heat Complaints

NY Curbed reports that the city has been hammered heat complaints from tenants across from Harlem to Hollis the as the arctic chill continues to bring freezing temperatures across the Northeast. Continue Reading →