The housing authority ranks buildings' repair needs on a scale of 1 to 5. Five is the worst—and it applies to fully a quarter of NYCHA's buildings. Continue Reading
"By investing now in programs that will keep seniors safe and healthy in their own communities, we will be saving millions of dollars in future costs to government, ultimately making New York a better place to age." Continue Reading
Deep repair needs and an alluring private market are pushing the mostly middle-class complexes toward the open market, eroding a bulwark of affordability. Continue Reading
New report exposes numerous accessibility barriers for people with physical disabilities at NYC courthouses, finds the New York City Department of Correction (DOC) in violation of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Continue Reading
The New York State Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is underfunded, oversubscribed and full of potential to help address the housing crisis. Continue Reading
Advocates want $492 million from firms including Bank of America (being "exorcised" of toxic loans by Rev. Billy Talen, above) spent on housing programs. The governor has other uses in mind. A similar dispute in California ended up in court.