Monthly Archives: August 2013

Where do people go when they are evicted? The City Council.

  Four candidates for City Council, Joyce Johnson, John Whitehead, Robert Cornegy, and Olanike Olabi, are being or were recently subject to eviction actions by their landlords, the New York Post reported this week. The City Department of Housing Preservation … Continue reading

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The Candidates on Housing Development

¬†With exactly one month to go before the Mayoral primary it would be nice if the mainstream media focused on issues instead of personalities. Failing that, Housing First!, a coalition of civic groups and for-profit affordable housing developers, is maintaining … Continue reading

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DHCR Arbitrary. Surprise.

The State Division of Housing and Community Renewal was arbitrary and capricious in denying an MCI to an entire building where work in a handful of apartments was not done properly, according to the Appellate Division decision in Matter of … Continue reading

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