NYC Rings In New Year With New Housing Ambassador Locales With “Ready To Rent” Program

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer today announced five new Housing Ambassador locations. 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 →

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 →