Tag Archives: Housing

“Tale of Two Blocks”
“La historia de dos manzanas”

La ciudad termina vacía. Un nuevo informe del contralor de la ciudad, Scott Stringer, afirma que la ciudad está tristemente atrasada respecto a la...
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Marble Hill tenants want in on NYCHA boiler fix
Inquilinos de Marble Hill quieren entrar en el arreglo de calderas de NYCHA

Residents of Marble Hill Houses are not happy that their housing complex was left out of the city's $200 million plan to replace boilers...
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Boiler replacements announced for NYCHA

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $200 million investment to replace boilers and upgrade heating systems at 20 NYCHA developments...

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Hormigueros hits milestone
Hormigueros alcanza un hito

Se dice que los hormigueros en Puerto Rico reciben su nombre por su topografía, ya que sus valles surcados recuerdan a los hormigueros. Parece que...
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Converting Cluster Sites
Conversión de sitios clúster

Permanent will prevail. So insisted Mayor Bill de Blasio in a recent announcement on his administration's...
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“No shame now”
“No hay vergüenza ahora”

It was proof of a new life. The West Bank town known as Jericho is considered one of history's first permanent developments – and a...
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Public Advocate unveils Worst Landlord list
Defensora pública presenta lista de peores propietarios

Es una lista perdedora. La defensora pública de Nueva York, Letitia James, una vez más ha lanzado su "Lista de peores propietarios bajo vigilancia"...
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“There’s nothing left”
“No queda nada”

La ventana de la sala de estar estalló durante la tormenta. Su hogar pronto fue inundado por un torrente de lluvia y viento, y ella y su bebé...
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Door to Door
De puerta a puerta

A young woman opens her door cautiously, holding her children back. I show her my Human Resources Administration ID...
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Bridge Builders
Punto de Hogar 

A building designed for low-income homeowners is coming to Williamsbridge. Habitat for Humanity New York City and developer Almat Group...
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Seeking Shelter
Buscando refugio

Don’t kick them out. Homeless LGBTQ youth and advocates rallied on the steps of City Hall on August 24 to call for the city to extend the age...
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Haven for Housing
Refugio para la vivienda

Appropriate. Officials gathering to break ground recently on an affordable housing complex‎ noted that the work of its namesake – civil rights icon...
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A Milestone in Melrose
Un hito en Melrose

Es un proyecto de prestigio. Ni siquiera el aguacero torrencial pudo calmar los espíritus de los reunidos para la ceremonia...
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Aghast at Stagg
¿Estafado por Stagg?

Bait and switch. That is what City Councilmember Andy King says has happened at a residential building located within his district...
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The ‘Respect’ Rally
La manifestación del respeto

The right to counsel meant the right to rally – and even party a bit. In a celebration best described as jubilant, elected officials and housing...
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Carter in Charge
Carter a cargo

More than a year after the city moved to revamp the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), the agency finally has a new leader. On July 10...
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Malliotakis reveals homelessness plan
Candidata a la alcaldía revela plan de vivienda

She’s got HOPE. Republican mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis has unveiled a plan to tackle homelessness in the city...
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Wary, and ready to wrangle
Cautelosos y listos

Es un recuerdo que lleva hasta nuestros días. Mientras creció en California, la familia de María Torres-Springer dependía de un vale...
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Housing at Hostos
Ojo en la Vivienda

La Comisión de Derechos Humanos (HRC, por sus siglas en inglés) de la ciudad organizó el Simposio Anual de Vivienda Justa...
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Halt on HUD cuts
Renunciando los recortes del HUD

Giancarlo Fernández dijo que es fácil sentirse olvidado como inquilino de vivienda pública. Fernández, quien creció en las Casas...
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Stalling on Safety
En espera por la seguridad

Monserrate Almodóvar tiene miedo. Ella y su familia han vivido en el mismo edificio de vivienda pública durante 18 años y dice que los...
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Rent freeze upheld‎
Se mantienen las rentas congeladas

She's fine with the freeze. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Debra James has upheld a decision by the Rent Guidelines Board to freeze rents...
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‎Will of Win
La voluntad de Win

It's a Promise kept. A former neighborhood theater named "Promise" will be transformed into a supportive housing facility...
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Ensuring the Stability of Home
Garantizar la estabilidad del hogar

In a few short weeks, the New York State legislature will release its budget for this fiscal year. Our...
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Give ’em shelter

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he cannot see an end - yet. While unveiling his latest plan to help homeless New Yorkers, de Blasio admitted...

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New tenant protections in housing court
Se garantizan nuevas protecciones

Now they can count on counsel. Low-income tenants will no longer be at a disadvantage when facing a landlord is housing...
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Need, by the numbers
Necesidad bajo cifras actuales

At West Point, cadets take a class called Armed Forces in Society. They learn that combat veterans have higher rates of...
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Housing Forums
Foros de Vivienda

No hay duda de que el comienzo de este año ha resultado un reto. Hay tanta prisa por salvar las protecciones que tenemos...
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TeamTenant
Equipo de inquilinos

Halt the harassment. Tenants from across the city rallied at City Hall on January 25, to protest what they say is poor treatment by landlords...
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Common Ground
Terreno común

Make way for WHEDco. Strewn with gravel and broken concrete, the sprawling vacant lot at Brook Avenue and East 163rd Street has sat...
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Counsel in the cards
Abogado por escrito

Every year landlords seeking evictions force nearly 300,000 New Yorkers into Housing Court. Ninety percent of landlords have a lawyer...
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Grade A for Section 8
Calificación de A para la Sección 8

Es el programa más grande de Vales de Elección de Vivienda en el país, proporcionando asistencia de vivienda a más de 200,000...
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Operation: Home
Operación Hogar

“I never lived in a shelter in my life.” Samuel Rosado served three decades in the military and was proud of his steady history of employment...
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Rally for the Right to Counsel
Derecho a la defensa

Estas cartas no eran para Santa. Una gran multitud de defensores de los derechos de los inquilinos descendió el martes al Ayuntamiento...
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In the dark on infill
En la oscuridad sobre el cambio de uso

They see nothing, hear nothing, and know nothing. Public housing residents are insisting that Mayor Bill de Blasio is keeping them silenced...
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Project Prominent
Estudiantes Estelares

Clara Peña is studying to be a doctor. She attends the City College of New York (CCNY). The campus, long a beacon of higher learning...
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