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Dazzling Interactive 3-D Artwork Visualizes The Tragic Affordable Housing Crisis In NYC

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 10.19.2015 | World

Ekene Ijeoma is an artist, a designer and programmer by trade. He created his interactive art piece, “Wage Islands” by using the median monthly ho...

This Could Help Curb New York City's Homelessness Issue

The Huffington Post | Elisabeth Brier | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact

Mayor Bill de Blasio may have once been reluctant to admit how serious and widespread the issue of homelessness is in the New York City, but it appear...

Housing Discrimination, Gentrification and Black Lives: We Call These Projects Home

Monique "Mo" George | Posted 04.19.2015 | Black Voices
Monique

The future needs a call to end housing discrimination and it begins with chants of "Black lives matter" and recognizing that many of us call these projects home.

Affordable Housing Horrors: Nightmare on 11th Street

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

During a charmed 30-year run (a building record) in Apartment #23, I'd achieved the near impossible -- a New York friendship with my landlord. He was a comrade, so we had built-in camaraderie, right? Think again.

Man Refuses To Leave Rent-Stabilized Apartment

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

Rory Denis has been living in his East Village building since 1979 and he does not have plans to move anytime soon, even if that means having to go to...

Micro Units Proposed to Make New York City Living Affordable

Harriet McDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Harriet McDonald

While a micro unit might not be everyone's first choice, my guess is that quite a few people would find one an appealing and affordable way to begin life in New York.

Did Co-ops Save New York?

Ron Gitter | Posted 04.14.2012 | New York
Ron Gitter

Notwithstanding the value of the co-op approval process, I can offer this unsolicited advice: it needs a re-write. It hungers for simplification, modernization and greater time efficiencies.

PHOTOS: The 100 Most Powerful Names In Real Estate

The Power 100 | Posted 07.03.2011 | New York

100. Steve Cuozzo, Real estate columnist and an editor for the New York Post Last November, Mr. Cuozzo bellowed from the tab’s pages that “the ...

Cleaner Set Fire To Mattress Out Of Bed Bug Fear, And "Laziness"

nydailynews.com | By Melissa Grace | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A public housing building cleaner was charged with arson for setting fire in a hallway to a mattress she feared was infested with bedbugs, officials s...

Heartless About The Homeless

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lita Smith-Mines

I am firmly convinced that until the rest of us adopt a "we're in this together" attitude and press our elected officials to slow down foreclosures and speed up hiring, home values will keep falling and businesses will keep failing.

Village Voice: New York's Ten Worst Landlords, Part 1

Village Voice | Comments (1) by Elizabeth Dwoskin Tuesday, Mar 16 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

How many bad landlords are there in New York City? Who can count that high? But we can count to 10, so we assembled this group of really bad landlords...

Children Almost Half Of New York's Growing Homeless Population

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Kariana, aged three, has a lonely existence in the New York homeless shelter her parents moved into last year. Lonely, but not alone -- th...

Cornerstone Program, Affordable Housing Deal, Not Followed Up By Bloomberg

New York Daily News | Adam Lisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration never checked to see if developers who got discounted city land in exchange for building affordable housing kept their en...

The Mayor's Race: Focus on Housing & Development

Our Town | Our Town | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When it comes to housing and development, New York City often devolves into a war zone. The battle over Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, defeated plans fo...

The Mayor's Race: Focus on Housing & Development

Our Town | Our Town | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When it comes to housing and development, New York City often devolves into a war zone. The battle over Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, defeated plans fo...

Freddie Mac Rejects New York Governor's Subprime Fight

Dealbreaker | John Carney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Freddie Mac dealt a blow to New York governor David Patterson's plans to ease mortgage stress in the state. Last week Patterson went to Queens, one of...