affordable housing

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio: Administration Has Preserved Most Affordable Housing Since 1989

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said his administration has financed the largest annual number of affordable apartments in a quarter-century.

07/13/2015

Buses drive into the Lincoln Tunnel from Port Authority November 2, 2012 in New York City. Limited public transit has returned to New York. With the death toll continuing to rise and millions of homes and businesses without power, the U.S. east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Affordable Housing Apartment Building Slated For Eleventh Avenue Site

An affordable housing apartment building is in the works for the West Side of Manhattan, near the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel.

07/10/2015

FILE -- New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

Sunset Park Residents Opposed To Planned Expansion of Affordable Housing Heckle Speakers

Claiming the project was sprung on them, residents shouted at A.G. Eric Schneiderman and Borough President Eric Adams as they spoke.

07/01/2015

New  York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo And Mayor De Blasio Find Some Common Ground, But Not Much

The two Democrats verbally sparred over the weekend about the state’s legislative session — especially the mayor’s affordable housing plan.

06/01/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Proposes Rent Law Changes, Urges State To Act

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wants state lawmakers to expand tenant protections for the city’s 1 million rent-regulated apartments.

05/05/2015

Police say would-be renters were handed fake keys for apartments they tried to rent in this building in Inwood. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Surrenders In Scam For Affordable Housing In Inwood

A Bronx woman turned herself in to police Monday following a two-month probe of an alleged rental scam in Upper Manhattan.

02/23/2015

City council members look at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York's economy and housing market. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Council Looks At How Airbnb Affects Housing, Economy

City council members are looking at how Airbnb and other home-rentals affect New York’s economy and housing market.

01/20/2015

Anna Villega (left) and Evelyn Hernandez say they were scammed out of over $10,000 when they put down money for affordable housing units in Inwood. (Credit: CBS2)

Would-Be Renters Lose Thousands In Scam For Affordable Housing In Inwood

Some people were just looking for a place to live in Upper Manhattan, but they ended up falling victim to a scam.

01/19/2015

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Mayor’s Office: City Exceeded Targets In Funding Affordable Housing In 2014

The city financed the creation of more than 17,300 affordable housing units during 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced Thursday.

01/15/2015

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N.J. Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Ongoing Affordable Housing Battle

The New Jersey State Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday as it wrestles with how to make sure affordable housing gets built, after a state agency failed to approve revised rules toward that end and comply with a court order.

01/06/2015

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Thousands Vie For Affordable Housing Units In Trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is known as one of the trendiest and most expensive neighborhoods in the city. But now, a new building is offering staggeringly low prices to rent and tens of thousands of people are vying to get in on it.

12/30/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Timothy Cardinal Dolan. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio, Dolan Break Ground On Low-Income Housing For Seniors

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are joining forces to break ground at a new community housing development in the Bronx.

12/11/2014

Sugar Hill apartment complex in Harlem (credit: Jane Tillman Irving/WCBS 880)

Low-Income Residents Grateful To Find A Home At New Sugar Hill Complex In Harlem

There were 48,000 applicants for the 124 apartments — about one-fifth of them set aside for the formerly homeless.

11/23/2014

Renderings for a planned revitalization of South Street Seaport. (Credit: SHoP)

Latest Plan Unveiled For Renovation Of South Street Seaport

A revised plan to upgrade the South Street Seaport was unveiled Monday – featuring plans for a middle school, a food market, and new housing.

11/20/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Activists Demand Action On Affordable Housing Settlement In Westchester

A settlement was reached in 2009 that requires the county to spend $51 million and build 750 units of fair and affordable housing in 31 mostly white communities by 2016.

09/28/2014

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