Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

State of New York Mortgage Agency Partners With With DHCR, HUD and Public Housing...

NEW YORK - Monday, June 9, 2008 - The State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) today announced that it is partnering with the...

227 Affordable Units in The Bronx – La Casas Development located in the South...

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 30, 2008 – Today, The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), closed a $36,880,000 tax-exempt construction and acquisition loan...

Mayor Bloomberg, HUD Deputy Secretary Bernardi and VA Secretary Peake Announce HUD and VA...

$75 million program to reduce the number of homeless vets nationwide $9.4 million awarded to New York City to permanently house more than 1,000 homeless...

Governor Paterson Announces Historic Increase in Housing Funds

April 10, 2008 - Governor David A. Paterson and Legislative leaders today announced a historic increase in funding for New York’s housing programs. The...

REBNY Brooklyn Brokers Helping the Homeless

April 1, 2008 - For the second year in a row, The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Brooklyn residential members presented a...

SONYMA Announces $747,000 Federal Grant To Provide Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

NEW YORK— Tuesday, March 18, 2008—The State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) has received a $747,718 Federal grant to expand foreclosure prevention counseling...

Statement of Senator Clinton on Bush Administration’s Drastic Cuts to Nation’s Public Housing Programs

New York City Housing Authority Already Facing A Staggering $195 Million Deficit With More Cuts To Come “Public housing programs such as the New York...

Governor Spitzer Proposes Historic Investment In Affordable Housing

$400 Million Housing Opportunity Fund Draws Praise from Advocates, Business Community January 13, 2008 - Governor Eliot Spitzer today visited the Rheingold Houses in Bushwick,...

Governor Announces $38 Million In Housing Grants To Assist Homeless Families

Funds to Improve Economic Security for At-Risk New Yorkers in 13 Counties New York, November 16, 2007 - Governor Eliot Spitzer today announced $38 million...

NYS Housing Finance Agency Approves $451 Million in Financing for Affordable Housing in New...

470 New Affordable Units Include 150 Units of Supportive Housing NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2007 -- The board of the New York State Housing Finance...

“What if New York City…” Competition to Design Urban Housing for Use After a...

Ten Competition Winners Will Receive $10,000 to Further Develop Projects September 27, 2007 -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner...

Homeless, Others At Risk to Benefit From Supportive Housing

OTDA Helps Break Ground for Project on Lower East Side New York, October 4, 2007 - State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) Commissioner...

Rep. Maloney Helps Award $400,000 For Astoria Senior Housing

Astoria, New York, September 25, 2007 – Yesterday afternoon, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14) helped award a $400,000 affordable housing grant from the Federal Home...

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $2.2 MILLION IN NORTHERN BORDER REGIONAL COMMISSION FUNDING...

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand today announced $2.2 million in federal funding for six projects aimed at improving the economy in Upstate New York. The funding was allocated through the Northern Border Regional Commission’s (NBRC) Economic & Infrastructure Development Investment Program to support infrastructure projects and other initiatives that create jobs, support entrepreneurs, and strengthen the economy in St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Clinton, Oswego, and Madison counties.

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Total Household Debt Increases, Driven by Mortgage, Auto and Credit Card...

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit,which reported that total household debt increased by $114 billion (0.9%) to $12.84 trillion in the second quarter of 2017. There were modest increases in mortgage, auto and credit card debt (increasing by 0.7%, 2% and 2.6% respectively), no change to student loan debt and a modest decline in balances on home equity lines of credit (decreasing by 0.9%).