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Micro is the new black

At a recent conference, PropertyESP heard from a young graduate who pleaded the need for diversity in housing within WA.

He spoke about starting out on a graduate salary, wanting to leave home but not wanting to pay $300 rent per week (because he was very rarely at home!) nor wanting to share a group home. 285 more words


MTA Delaying Affordable Housing Construction at Brooklyn Hub, Mayor's Office Says

The state-controlled Metropolitan Transportation Authority is preventing affordable housing development at its sprawling Broadway Junction complex in the East New York section of Brooklyn—an area the… 470 more words

Bill De Blasio

Could Building on NYCHA Land Save de Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan?

On January 11, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn to celebrate laying the groundwork to build or preserve 40,000 below-market rate apartments in his first two years of office—putting him on schedule to hit his goal of seeing 200,000 such units constructed or maintained by 2024. 1,155 more words

Bill De Blasio

Brand new episode - all public housing may be smoke-free?

Newest episode of Public Comment Podcast now available:

“Cut the Crap” – features public comments related to a proposed rule by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which would require all U.S. 50 more words

De Blasio Commissioners Face Off With Protesters Over Brooklyn Rezoning Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s top housing officials ran into stiff resistance at a hearing today over the city’s plan to rezone the historically low-income neighborhood of East New York for new development. 624 more words

Bill De Blasio

De Blasio Housing Commissioner to Critics: 'You Don't Stop Development'

A top de Blasio housing wonk warned critics of the mayor’s ambitious affordable housing plan that the dream of stopping new construction altogether is hopeless and that only building apartments for the poorest New Yorkers is economically unfeasible. 662 more words

Bill De Blasio

Kenwick Pensioners Face Eviction After Long Battle With Department Of Housing

Words by: Molly Schmidt

Kenwick pensioners Gordon and Patricia Weir have been evicted from their Department of Housing home after a long legal battle.

The couple, who have lived in their Kenwick home for nearly 24 years, say they have done nothing wrong, but have been in a constant tug of war with the Department of Housing over structural problems at the home, … 416 more words