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Coalition revives effort to end “source of income” housing discrimination in New York

Coalition revives effort to end “source of income” housing discrimination in New York

In most of New York state, having enough money to pay rent doesn’t necessarily get you an apartment. In fact, most counties have no...

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How one building transformed Hell’s Kitchen into wholesome “Clinton”

It’s all thanks to one developer and a life-altering building — at least according to filmmaker Alice Elliott’s documentary...

America spends a lot more on homeowner subsidy than on Section 8: report

America spends a lot more on homeowner subsidy than on Section 8: report

In a May interview with the New York Times, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson warned against policies...

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Starrett Corporation sells Hell’s Kitchen building for $110M

UPDATED, Oct. 5, 5:36 p.m.: A Standard Property Company subsidiary shelled out $110.3 million the 151-unit Hell’s Kitchen affordable...

Camber Property and nonprofit buy Bronx housing complex for $71M

Camber Property and nonprofit buy Bronx housing complex for $71M

UPDATED, 1:05 p.m., July 17: Camber Property Group has teamed up with nonprofit Settlement Housing Fund to purchase a package...

Bronx landlord Ved Parkash accused of discriminating against Section 8 tenants

Bronx landlord Ved Parkash accused of discriminating against Section 8 tenants

A Bronx landlord is accused of discriminating against Section 8 tenants by refusing to accept the federal subsidy for...

Slate sues lawyers for allegedly giving bad advice on how to evict Section 8 tenants

Slate sues lawyers for allegedly giving bad advice on how to evict Section 8 tenants

UPDATED, Nov. 18, 6:01 p.m.: Slate Property Group sued its former attorneys for allegedly giving them bad advice on...

NYC lawmakers ramping up fight against Section 8 proposal

NYC lawmakers ramping up fight against Section 8 proposal

Lawmakers and housing advocates have joined together to rally against an Obama administration proposal they say is the “greatest...

Officials say federal Section 8 proposal won’t work in NYC

Officials say federal Section 8 proposal won’t work in NYC

State and city officials are railing against a federal proposal to ramp up Section 8 rental subsidies in higher-income neighborhoods,...

Related in talks to buy Astoria affordable portfolio for $115M

Related in talks to buy Astoria affordable portfolio for $115M

The Related Companies is in talks to buy a 444-unit Section 8 multifamily property with development rights in Astoria...

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