A los residentes de conjuntos de viviendas públicas en la ciudad de Nueva York se les está presentando dos propuestas destinadas a desbloquear financiación para reparaciones: Pacto para preservar la asequibilidad permanente juntos (o Permanent Affordability Commitment Together o PACT por sus siglas en inglés) o la Fundación para la Preservación de la Vivienda Pública (Preservation Trust). ¿En qué se diferencian?
Landing a secure shelter placement is far more complicated than simply walking through the doors of an intake center, particularly for families, according to a new review by Comptroller Brad Lander.
Iniciativa de albergar solicitantes de asilo en centros religiosos arranca con lentitud en medio de escasez de capacidad
Project Hospitality e Interfaith Center of New York, dos de las partes involucradas en el contrato, dijeron que el camino para iniciar el programa ha sido accidentado y esperan que menos de 10 de los 50 espacios designados abran sus puertas en las próximas semanas.
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“If you get cash assistance, you are caught up in really significant delays, in a way that you would not be if you were only receiving SNAP,” said Katie Kelleher of the Legal Aid Society, a lead attorney on a federal lawsuit compelling the city to improve its processing times.
Project Hospitality and Interfaith Center of New York, two of the parties involved in the contract, said the road to initiating the program has been bumpy, and expect fewer than 10 of the designated 50 spaces to open their doors in the coming weeks.
The city is seeking permission to issue the time-limit notices to adult asylum seekers who are being housed in Department of Homeless Services facilities, saying that doing so will open up room for families with children, who currently make up the majority of asylum seekers in DHS’ care.
A plan to transform the Ravenswood Generating Station into a clean energy center is in the works, with a vote on an offshore wind proposal expected this fall. Queens community members say that the stakes could not be higher.
Across New York City’s cash-strapped public housing complexes, residents are being presented with two dense proposals intended to unlock funding for repairs. How do they differ?
New York City is setting unreasonable expectations for nonprofit attorneys tasked with staving off evictions across the city, according to a protest letter submitted Thursday by the Legal Aid Society.