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Realtor rents hotel rooms for homeless during deadly cold snap
February 03, 2019 03:00PM
With Chicago in the throes of a historic stretch of frigid weather this week, a South Side Realtor led an effort to bring a...
City halts deal to buy 17 buildings from infamous Podolsky brothers
January 21, 2019 01:30PM
Mayor Bill de Blasio “paused” a deal with the notorious Podolsky brothers to acquire 17 “cluster site” homeless apartment buildings on Friday, as reports...
Infamous Podolsky brothers being investigated for tax fraud: report
January 18, 2019 10:05AM
They served five years probation for grand larceny and coercion in the 1980s. But now it looks like the Podolsky brothers may have been...
Raising the stakes on homeless space
January 14, 2019 07:00AM
Just north of Yankee Stadium, tucked between the Grand Concourse and the Major Deegan Expressway, the Bronx’s Highbridge neighborhood is poised for a big...
After 40 years, the city is updating its RFP process for homeless shelters
October 26, 2018 03:30PM
The city updated its RFP process for homeless shelters for the first time in 40 years as Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration works on...
Why a veteran with $3,600-a-month housing stipend struggled to find housing in NYC
June 25, 2018 09:04AM
One U.S. Air Force veteran with a $3,600-a-month housing budget had to become homeless before he could find a place to live in the...
City sues property manager, broker for refusal to accept government vouchers
June 21, 2018 07:00AM
The city of New York sued a broker and a landlord Wednesday for allegedly refusing to accept tenants using government housing vouchers. Landlord Oxford...
Private landlords better sell their “cluster sites”: mayor
December 12, 2017 12:45PM
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to finance nonprofits that would buy private apartments set aside for homeless New Yorkers under the city’s controversial cluster-site...
A luxury building in Queens is now doubling as a homeless shelter
October 03, 2017 04:00PM
The city is renting dozens of hotel rooms in a new Queens luxury apartment-and-hotel complex. The Kew Gardens building at 123-28 82nd Avenue contains...
Uninterested landlords are why the city’s $2.6B homeless housing plan is running behind schedule
September 28, 2017 09:45AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to build 15,000 supportive housing units to help the city handle its homelessness crisis is not moving forward very...
Tish James to city: Stop converting rent-stabilized units into homeless shelters
September 22, 2017 05:15PM
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to curb homelessness in New York City is exacerbating the housing crisis, according to New York City Public Advocate...
House Republicans want to kill a key federal housing policy. City Hall is not happy
June 23, 2017 10:35AM
City Hall and several nonprofits defended Housing First, a federal policy guideline designed to help homeless people find housing, after 23 Republican lawmakers wrote...
City renews $2.7M contract with troubled homeless shelter provider
June 20, 2017 09:45AM
Despite an announcement last year that the city was cutting ties with the troubled homeless shelter provider, the Human Resources Administration just renewed a...
State to increase rent subsidy to NYC families facing eviction
February 28, 2017 11:00AM
The state is about to dramatically increase the rent subsidies it provides to certain low-income families facing eviction in the city. In a lawsuit...
Stringer rails de Blasio on homelessness, new jobs plan
February 16, 2017 10:10AM
City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Wednesday took aim at the mayor’s plan to create 100,000 jobs over the next decade to address the city’s...
City spent more than $600 per night housing homeless people at Times Square hotel
December 14, 2016 09:15AM
For City Hall, fighting homelessness comes with a heavy price tag: the de Blasio administration in one instance paid more than $600 per night...
City could require developers to reserve units for the homeless
October 21, 2016 04:55PM
Will Parker and Adam Pincus
Changes made to the city’s affordable housing guidelines could require developers with subsidized units to board homeless New Yorkers currently living in emergency shelters....
Coney Island gets $69M development for homeless vets
September 15, 2016 12:20PM
A supportive housing developer is building a 120,000-square-foot apartment building for homeless veterans in Coney Island. The state Office of Mental Health is funding...
Plans for a Queens homeless shelter may have driven primary loss for Marge Markey
September 15, 2016 10:01AM
A planned hotel-to-shelter may have cost Queens Assembly member Marge Markey her seat. Markey, a Democrat first elected in 1998, lost the primary by...
Queens hotel-to-shelter conversion plan derailed by protesters
September 09, 2016 11:05AM
The opponents of a hotel-shelter conversion in Queens may have finally got their way. The co-owner of the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth that...
Here’s what the $20M-$30M NYC investment sales market looked like last week
LCRE Group lands $85M refi for FiDi hotel
A million StreetEasy accounts hacked
Industrious sells spare-office-space platform to CRE brokerage
BHS names Pablo Marvel as CMO
February 2019 issue
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