Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

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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SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, STEFANIK ANNOUNCE, AFTER THEIR PUSH, FCC WILL GRANT CRITICAL...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Elise Stefanik successfully pushed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to grant a limited waiver petition to allow Westelcom to continue to operate as a rural telecommunications provider. Westelcom, a leader in the deployment of fiber-based broadband in the North Country, met the FCC’s overall goals of expanding broadband deployment in rural areas but needed a waiver that would protect critical funding the company needs to continue to provide the infrastructure for expanded rural telehealth medicine.

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A.G. Schneiderman, DA Gonzalez Announce The Indictments Of Nine Defendants For...

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, together with Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, today announced that nine individuals have been variously charged with money laundering, mortgage fraud, grand larceny, conspiracy, and other charges related to their participation in a scheme to defraud mortgage lenders that spanned two New York City boroughs and resulted in over $1 million in ill-gotten mortgage loans