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For People of Color, gentrification is more a curse than a blessing

From a dowdy provincial city in the 1980s, Philadelphia has become a world-class urban center through gentrification – primarily through landmark architecture that now sets the city center and University City, apart.

Rents already rising amid broker fee back-and-forth: study

In the midst of a legal battle challenging a new ban on broker fees statewide, a new report says city landlords are already trying to make up the difference.

Newark steps up rent control enforcement in response to growing demand for housing

Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Deputy Mayor/Director of Economic and Housing Development Allison Ladd recently announced new efforts to strengthen Newark’s rent control program.

Broker fees back in New York after order from judge

New Yorkers may have said goodbye to broker fees too soon.

City Planning Commission approves expansion of Lenox Terrace

The proposal to expand Lenox Terrace passed a major hurdle today, though many community members don't support it.

Black America’s Housing Crisis: More renters than homeowners

No matter who you are, or where you live, there’s a central concern that links consumers all over the country: the ever-rising cost of living.

Nearly 5,000 NYCHA residents without heat and hot water Friday night

Nearly 5,000 residents were without heat and hot water at NYCHA buildings in the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn Friday night, according to NYCHA's website .

Housing Justice for All campaign pushes for ‘good cause’ eviction legislation

A coalition of over 70 organizations representing tenants and homeless New Yorkers from across the state unveiled a legislative agenda to build on housing reforms.

New rent laws protect tenants from predatory practices

New York City launched a campaign on new tenant protections Monday.

Advocates for homeless camp out at City Hall

A modest gathering inside City Hall Park Thursday evening aimed at raising awareness to New York City’s ongoing homeless crisis and the desperate need for more affordable housing.

Frustrated NYCHA tenants storm management offices across from City Hall demanding repairs

Dozens of NYCHA tenant residents, members of a group called Community Voices Heard say they are sick of feeling ignored, so they stormed management offices Tuesday mornings.

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.

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.

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