Housing

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Demonstrators Hit Bushwick Streets To Demand Crackdown On Notorious Landlord

The group demanded that the De Blasio administration enforce laws on affordable housing so that regular people aren’t chased out of neighborhoods.

04/06/2014

Aisha Wyatts (R), applies for assistance at an American Red Cross disaster relief center at 125th St. and 3rd Avenue a day after an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

De Blasio: City To Provide Housing For Victims Displaced By East Harlem Blast

More than 100 people who lost their homes in the blast will be given both temporary and long-term housing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.

03/14/2014

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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

Home for Sale (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Unaffordable Housing Has Pushed Young Adults Out Of Wealthy Suburbs

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.

02/25/2014

Apartment buildings and condominiums in Cliffside Park, Fort Lee, and Edgewater are seen from Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Housing Comeback – New Jersey’s Gold Coast & The New Dream Home

“There’s a stereotype that there’s Manhattan and soon as you go over the river, you’re somewhere in the Midwest,” said George Vallone, president of the Hoboken Brownstone Company.

06/27/2013

Riverside Park (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

The Housing Comeback – How City Life Has Changed

Melissa Kleiner Cohen, a salesperson for Douglas Elliman, said she’s seeing more families deciding to live in the city.

06/26/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Bill De Blasio Calls For Tax On The ‘Wealthiest New Yorkers’

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.

06/25/2013

House For Sale Sign (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The Housing Comeback – Connecticut & New Jersey

All this week, we’re is looking at what is happening in the housing market. Today, Ginny Kosola reports on progress in Connecticut and New Jersey.

06/25/2013

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The Housing Comeback – Prices Going Up And Couple Spends Over 2 Years Searching For A Home

All this week, we’re is looking at what’s happening in the housing market. In our first segment, reporter Ginny Kosola spoke with new homeowners in Brooklyn.

06/24/2013

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

The Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge as seen from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Real Estate Analyst: Next Two Months ‘Once In A Generation Opportunity’ For NYC Area

We’ve heard the overall headline that home sales are the best in seven years. But we wanted to break down the trends for the New York City area.

05/01/2013

Vice President Joe Biden greets first responders at Hoboken Terminal (credit: Vice President's Office)

Vice President Biden Tours Devastation Across New Jersey Left Behind By Sandy

Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.

11/18/2012

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Father, 9-Year-Old Son Stable After Shooting In Brooklyn That Left A Man Dead

Police said the 37-year-old father and the boy were each shot once in the leg at a Bronxville housing project.

09/01/2011

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester County)

Westchester County Executive Fuming Over Housing Settlement

Rob Astorino says he won’t work with a gun to his head.

07/15/2011

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Real Estate Closings Down In Westchester And Putnam

When it comes to the real estate market in Westchester and Putnam counties from January 1 to June 30, there were about 16 percent fewer closings than in the first half of 2010.

07/12/2011

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