Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

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...

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Assembly Passes Bill to Expand Protections for Tenants In Building Foreclosure...

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Judiciary Committee Chair Helene Weinstein and Assemblymember Jaime Williams today announced the Assembly's approval of legislation to further protect tenants who enter into rental agreements after building foreclosure actions have begun.

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Rep. Zeldin Statement in Support of the Property Tax Reduction Act

Last night, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) addressed his colleagues in the House of Representatives in support of H.R. 1871, the Property Tax Reduction Act, which was introduced in the House by fellow New York Representatives, Congressman Chris Collins (R, NY-27) and Congressman John Faso (R, NY-19). The Property Tax Reduction Act would shift to the state level the local share of Medicaid costs currently paid by all New York counties outside of New York City