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NAREB Urges Black Americans Not to Defer Their Dream of Homeownership

According to the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) wealth building usually begins with that first investment in owning your own home. Whether you purchase a first-time “starter” home or inherit a property or residence.

HUD regional director visits NYCHA in Brooklyn

Housing and Urban Development Regional Director toured public housing facilities in Brooklyn on Monday.

Cyntoia Brown, ex-sex slave convicted of killing man who bought her, released from prison

Cyntoia Brown was released from prison early Wednesday morning after being granted clemency by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam in January, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

Health officials investigate cases of Legionnaires’ at Harlem NYCHA building

Health officials are testing the water system of a Harlem NYCHA building following concerns of Legionnaires' disease.

City failed to do repairs and remove kids from lead-contaminated NYCHA apartments: reports

New York City failed to do repairs and move kids out of apartments with lead.

Albany be damned: Rent Guidelines Board votes for rent increases

About 2.5 million rent stabilized New York residents will see another raise in rents this year.

Girls on the Run NYC hosted celebratory 5k on Thursday, June 13

The Girls on the Run program culminated with a celebratory 5k fun run Thursday, June 13.

Albany passes historic rent laws

Rent laws were set to expire on Saturday.

NYCHA bosses take heat from residents over safety concerns

In a joint City Council hearing of Public Housing and Public Safety Thursday, resident leaders and families got a chance to talk to city leaders directly about their concerns about safety.

Marching against gun violence

New York activists will be marching cross the Brooklyn Bridge this weekend to highlight the national problem of people being shot or killed by guns.

Federal monitor urges patience on NYCHA troubles

For the second time in three months, Bart Schwartz - the newly appointed federal monitor charged with overseeing the ailing New York Housing Authority -- essentially told a crowd of frustrated tenants that help is on the way, but they ...

Protestors block FDR Drive traffic as officer in Eric Garner death faces NYPD trial

Protestors demanding that the officer accused in Eric Garner’s 2014 chokehold death be fired blocked traffic on the FDR Drive during the rush-hour commute Monday morning.

New housing rule could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing, NY lawmakers say

Democratic members of Congress from New York called Friday for federal housing officials to withdraw a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing.

Coalition calls for rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments

On Monday morning at City Hall, residents, activists and elected officials called for a rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments.

May means activism

Saturday, May 4, at 4 p.m. the December 12th Movement invites the community to join them during African Liberation Month for a rally demanding lifting the sanctions on Zimbabwe at All Souls Episcopal Church (114th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, ...

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