Westchester County’s Zoning Laws ‘Deemed Acceptable’ Following Years-Long Fight With FedsWestchester County’s long-running fight with the federal government over allegations of housing discrimination reached a milestone Tuesday, impacting the county’s racial integration.
Judge Says Westchester County Is Dragging Its Feet On Affordable HousingA federal appeals judge in scolded Westchester County Friday for dragging its feet on promises to build affordable housing in mostly-white towns and villages.
Grant Program Makes Home Ownership A Reality For Working Long Island FamiliesCould you use $25,000 to buy a home? The money could be yours if you're a first time home buyer on Long Island.
Advocates Fight For More Affordable Housing In Affluent Westchester CommunitiesFederal prosecutors are focusing on what some are calling class segregation – suburban communities that make it difficult to build affordable housing.
Anti-Discrimination Center Asks Judge To Hold Westchester County In Contempt Over HousingThe Anti-Discrimination Center said Westchester County has failed to create more affordable housing in affluent white neighborhoods.
Seniors To De Blasio: Affordable Housing May Not Come Soon EnoughMayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall meeting on affordable housing Wednesday night, but some residents expressed concern that the units will not come soon enough.
De Blasio: 13 Brooklyn Buildings Protected As Affordable Housing Until 2047The buildings will accommodate up to 212 households making as little as $24,000 a year and provide placement for the formerly homeless, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
East New York Residents Voice Concerns Over Rising Rent As City Plans More DevelopmentThe capacity crowd in Borough Hall's old courtroom during a City Planning Commission hearing Wednesday was scattered with fliers that read "don't displace me."
Once Homeless, NYC Family Starts New Life At 'Sugar Hill'After living in a homeless shelter for close to two years, Tisha Houser and her family finally have a place to call home.
De Blasio Tries To Reinvigorate Affordable Housing Plan Amid OppositionMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday was trying to get his affordable housing plan back on track, after clashing with local community boards.
Tax-Subsidized Tenants Caught Renting Out Affordable Queens Apartments On AirbnbSome tenants of a Queens luxury building won the affordable housing lottery and have their rents subsidized by taxpayers, and now, they have been caught listing their apartments on Airbnb.
New York City's New Affordable Housing Deal To Also Generate Funds For Pier 40 ImprovementsAt 15 acres, Pier 40 is the largest of the piers in Hudson River Park.