Affordable housing is defined by the federal government as being below 30 percent of household income. DiNapoli says more than 3 million households statewide paid at least 30 percent of their 2012 income for a place to live.
The deal to turn the old Domino Sugar plant on Williamsburg’s waterfront into gleaming apartment towers, offices and open space is moving ahead.
The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.
The median sale price for a home in Chappaqua is $1 million, but many residents have said they would welcome more affordable housing. But building that affordable housing has proven to be a struggle.
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has a message for owners of empty lots zoned for resident construction: Build up or pay up.
The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans Wednesday to develop a large stretch of land on the Lower East Side into a new mixed-use development.
Multiple published reports this past week said a planned residential tower on the Upper West Side will include both luxury condos and affordable low-income rental units – but the two groups will be separated with their own entrances to the building.
New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.
Two years after a sexting scandal drove him from the U.S. House two years ago, Anthony Weiner is now trying to revive his political career with a run for New York City mayor.
New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Sunday presented a plan to preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, thus meeting the city’s demands over the decade to come.
A forum was held in Garden City Tuesday morning, called “The Truth and the Facts: Food Inequality on Long Island.”
Co-Op City in the Bronx, the nation’s largest cooperative housing complex, was set Wednesday to receive a government-insured $621 million loan that will require it to stay in an affordable housing program for decades.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says he came to no agreement with Shaun Donovan, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about Westchester’s housing desegregation settlement.
Rob Astorino says he won’t work with a gun to his head.