Tag Archives: Housing

Eviction Fiction
Desalojo de ficción

Jacinta Durán se sorprendió después de abrir su correo un día el pasado febrero. Durán, quien vive en un apartamento de alquiler controlado en...
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Lies on Lead
Mentiras Materiales

It was all a lie. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) failed to conduct mandatory safety inspections for lead paint over a...
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Public Advocate unveils Worst Landlord list
Defensora pública presenta lista de peores propietarios

Es una lista perdedora. La defensora pública de Nueva York, Letitia James, una vez más ha lanzado su "Lista de peores propietarios bajo vigilancia"...
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UC Recap –  November 6 – November 11

The good folks at StreetEasy have determined that, according to their analysis, there is only one neighborhood “where the median asking rent is...

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A Garden Party
Una fiesta en el jardín

The hardhats had a feast. A 12-story affordable housing complex in East Harlem is one step closer to completion, as construction on...
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Outcry at Arden
Ardiendo en Arden

María Claramunt has had enough. A resident of 28 Arden Street, Claramunt says she has endured numerous problems with flooding in her...
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“There’s nothing left”
“No queda nada”

La ventana de la sala de estar estalló durante la tormenta. Su hogar pronto fue inundado por un torrente de lluvia y viento, y ella y su bebé...
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Door to Door
De puerta a puerta

A young woman opens her door cautiously, holding her children back. I show her my Human Resources Administration ID...
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“He’s going to have to come over here”
“Él tendrá que venir aquí”

Carlos Martínez’s oldest son and grandchildren reside in Puerto Rico. So do his 80-year-old stepfather, who is running out of medication...
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Relief Service Center
Centro de servicios de socorro

The city will open a service center to support displaced individuals and families affected by Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey. The center...
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“New York City is for sale”
“La Ciudad de Nueva York está a la venta”

Sal Albanese is not a happy man. Speaking by phone a few days before the first scheduled debate in the general election, mayoral candidate...
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The Beijing Boom?
¿Auge de Beijing?

How does the city build more affordable housing? Experts disagree. Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez believes that rezoning can alleviate...
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First Love at Second Site
Primer amor en el segundo sitio

En el norte del condado, el futuro es femenino, y floreciente. El Centro de Desarrollo de la Mujer Dominicana (DWDC, por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Haven in Harlem
Refugio en Harlem

"When you're homeless, you experience many traumas.” William shared from personal experience recently to recount how his life has changed...
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Tensions flare (again) at rezoning hearing
Tensiones en alta sobre rezonificación

Raza-acoso. Desplazamiento. Cambio climático. La vida nocturna. Pocos temas quedaron intactos en una reciente audiencia pública en Inwood...
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“A Big Benefit”
“Un gran beneficio”

As a New Yorker living and working in Inwood, I have thought a lot about the proposed rezoning for our neighborhood and how it could help...
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New development rises in West Harlem
Nuevo desarrollo se erige en West Harlem

It’s factory made. A project designed to transform the once-abandoned industrial west side of Harlem continues to rise, bringing a mix of office...
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On the Racks
En los estantes

No perder la biblioteca. Residentes de la comunidad que se oponen al plan de la ciudad para reconstruir la Biblioteca Inwood se reunieron afuera...
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Seeking Shelter
Buscando refugio

Don’t kick them out. Homeless LGBTQ youth and advocates rallied on the steps of City Hall on August 24 to call for the city to extend the age...
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We Need Our Library
Necesitamos nuestra biblioteca

El pasado viernes 25 de agosto a las 4:24 p.m., mientras muchas personas estaban fuera de la ciudad o preparando a sus hijos para el nuevo año escolar...
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UC Recap –  August 28 – September 2

What better way to combat the end-of-summer Blues, than with an end of Summer Sale? While supplies last, we are offering free shipping as well...

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The Pro-Tenant Patrol
La patrulla pro-inquilinos

The Ramóns were ready. Ramón Antonio Sosa Mendoza and his son Ramón Sosa Mendoza Jr. live in a fifth floor walk-up in Hamilton Heights. The...
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Lift for a Lifeline
Nuevos fondos para servicios legales

"Asombroso". Así es como la senadora estatal Marisol Alcántara describió los esfuerzos emprendidos por la organización sin fines de lucro...
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The ‘Respect’ Rally
La manifestación del respeto

The right to counsel meant the right to rally – and even party a bit. In a celebration best described as jubilant, elected officials and housing...
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Rejected: “No” to Seaman Rezoning
Rechazada: “No” a la rezonificación de Seaman 

In a vote that surprised no one, Community Board 12 (CB12) sharply rejected a proposal to rezone Seaman Avenue. The proposal sought to...
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Carter in Charge
Carter a cargo

More than a year after the city moved to revamp the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), the agency finally has a new leader. On July 10...
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City unveils Inwood Action Plan
Ciudad revela Plan de Acción Inwood

The fireworks came early uptown. ‎The official release of the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan by Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City Economic...
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Malliotakis reveals homelessness plan
Candidata a la alcaldía revela plan de vivienda

She’s got HOPE. Republican mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis has unveiled a plan to tackle homelessness in the city...
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Friends of the Freeze
Amigos del congelamiento

Help with the freeze comes this Friday. Members of the Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit joined State Senator Marisol Alcántara and State...
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Camping for Cause
Campamento versus Cuomo

They brought the noise – and sleeping bags. A group of activists camped outside of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office last...
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Redevelopment proposed for Seaman Avenue site
Remodelación propuesta para sitio de la Avenida Seaman

As the community focuses attention on the proposed redevelopment of the Inwood Library, another housing project could be on the horizon...
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Wary, and ready to wrangle
Cautelosos y listos

Es un recuerdo que lleva hasta nuestros días. Mientras creció en California, la familia de María Torres-Springer dependía de un vale...
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Dyckman Do-Gooders
Haciendo bien en Dyckman

The service was hands on. The Dyckman Senior Center in Inwood was recently refurbished thanks to a volunteer event held on...
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Dial “1” for No Re-zoning
Marque “1”

Durante su campaña de 2013, el alcalde de Blasio hizo muchas promesas, una de ellas era que "crearía" o "preservaría" 200,000 unidades de...
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Weighing in on library development plans
Sobre los planes de desarrollo de la biblioteca

There’s still time to opine – and protest. As the city’s Housing and Preservation Development (HPD) continues forward in its plans...
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Redevelopment receives support – and dissent
Sobre la remodelación de la biblioteca

They’re all in at the Inwood Branch – well, at least the elected officials are. City Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat...
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City backs contextual rezoning for Inwood
Reclasificación contextual para Inwood

La ciudad está respaldando una solicitud de algunos funcionarios electos para ampliar el alcance de una propuesta de reclasificación...
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Halt on HUD cuts
Renunciando los recortes del HUD

Giancarlo Fernández dijo que es fácil sentirse olvidado como inquilino de vivienda pública. Fernández, quien creció en las Casas...
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Housing Uptown Clinic

The Met Council on Housing’s Inwood Village Clinic will meet at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, located at 91 Arden Street in Manhattan...

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Rent freeze upheld‎
Se mantienen las rentas congeladas

She's fine with the freeze. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Debra James has upheld a decision by the Rent Guidelines Board to freeze rents...
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‎Will of Win
La voluntad de Win

It's a Promise kept. A former neighborhood theater named "Promise" will be transformed into a supportive housing facility...
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Ensuring the Stability of Home
Garantizar la estabilidad del hogar

In a few short weeks, the New York State legislature will release its budget for this fiscal year. Our...
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Give ’em shelter

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he cannot see an end - yet. While unveiling his latest plan to help homeless New Yorkers, de Blasio admitted...

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Count on Counsel
Se garantizan nuevas protecciones

Now they can count on counsel. Low-income tenants will no longer be at a disadvantage when facing a landlord is housing...
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Need, by the numbers
Necesidad bajo cifras actuales

At West Point, cadets take a class called Armed Forces in Society. They learn that combat veterans have higher rates of...
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Scraps for SNAP
Sobras para SNAP

Está en nivel de "crisis". Los defensores de alimentos de emergencia temen que los "recortes draconianos" a los recursos contra el...
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Housing Forums
Foros de Vivienda

No hay duda de que el comienzo de este año ha resultado un reto. Hay tanta prisa por salvar las protecciones que tenemos...
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United Uptown
Agenda del Alto

Rompieron el pan y fijaron la agenda. Una coalición de base amplia, dirigida por organizaciones comunitarias, grupos de defensa e...
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TeamTenant
Equipo de inquilinos

Halt the harassment. Tenants from across the city rallied at City Hall on January 25, to protest what they say is poor treatment by landlords...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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