Mayor de Blasio Lifts Affordable Homeownership From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio detailed two new programs that will help New Yorkers achieve and maintain the American Dream – owning their own home. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library’s Transformation Into Affordable Housing Is Closer

NY Curbed reports that plans to redevelop Inwood’s library into affordable housing is moving forward. Last week, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, in partnership with the New York Public Library, released a request for proposals to redevelop the site at 4790 Broadway. Continue Reading →

East Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust Gets Slice Of $1.65M For Homeless

Picture the Homeless has been talking about community land trusts as a tool for helping the homeless for more than a decade. Continue Reading →

Vacant Lots To Become More Than 400 ‘Affordable’ Homes From Harlem To Hollis

The city[easyazon_link identifier=”0117529443″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Department of Housing Preservation and Development[/easyazon_link] is teaming up with private developers to construct more than 400 below-market apartments and homes on vacant city-owned lots in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Harlem, the city announced Monday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Reporters And Others Talk Rezoning And More With HPD Commissioner Torres-Springer

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the largest municipal housing agency in the nation. Continue Reading →

Affordable East Harlem Apartments Will Get Created Under Accelerated Program

NY Curbed reports that the De Blasio administration has made a fair bit of progress in its initiative to create more affordable housing throughout the city. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Support Of “Ready To Rent” Program

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer and New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of the “Ready to Rent: Financial Counseling for Affordable Housing” program. Continue Reading →

Funding Available For Residential Building Owners Seeking To Prevent Health Hazards

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) remind building owners of free federal grants available to correct health hazards in buildings constructed before 1960. Continue Reading →

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