Undercover Investigation Alleges NYC's Biggest Real Estate Brokers Are Discriminating Against Low-Income NYers
In one call recorded last April, an investigator inquiring about a Cobble Hill studio apartment was informed by a representative of Compass: "No we don't do Section 8 Vouchers in this building."
Mar 15, 2021 1:23 PM
NYC Is Requiring Landlords Set Aside Apartments For Voucher Tenants Under New Approach To Enforcing Human Rights Law
Tenants facing housing discrimination for paying rent with a voucher have a new reprieve.
Sep 11, 2020 12:41 PM
Private Developers Will Soon Maintain 62,000 NYCHA Apartments
The program will allow private developers to use Section 8 funding to make desperately-needed repairs to public housing stock while being able to tap into private financing to fund it.
Updated: Nov 16, 2018 4:56 PM
NYCHA Embraces Private Development To Fight 'Financial Death Spiral'
"With so much uncertainty from Washington, the debate on whether or not to build on public housing land as a revenue source should be over."
Updated: Mar 14, 2017 3:27 PM
Would A New Federal Affordable Housing Proposal Backfire In NYC?
"The neediest residents will not have realistic alternatives, and will be faced with having either to pay more rent out of their own pocket or leaving the city altogether."
Updated: Aug 16, 2016 4:29 PM
Report: "Savvy" Hasidic Williamsburg Families Hold A Bulk Of Section 8 Vouchers
"These are people who are poor, but they're not beaten down. They're savvy."
Updated: May 17, 2016 6:00 PM
Landlords Are Keeping Homeless People Homeless By Rejecting Their Rent Vouchers
And the city is doing very little about it, despite a law banning such discrimination.
Updated: Dec 20, 2015 5:38 PM
$24 Million Promised for City's Section 8 Vouchers
Thanks to nationwide funding announced yesterday by the U.S. Department of
Updated: Apr 17, 2010 1:03 PM
City May Cancel 10,000+ Section 8 Vouchers
Facing a $45 million deficit and never before seen demand, the
Updated: Apr 6, 2010 5:27 PM
Due To Funding Issues, City Cancels 3,000 Section 8 Vouchers
Yesterday, the New York City Housing Authority revoked over 3,000 Section
Updated: Dec 18, 2009 9:28 AM
Six Women Allegedly Faked Domestic Abuse To Get Rent Subsidies
In an apparent first, six women posed as victims of domestic
Updated: Oct 21, 2009 12:19 PM
How...Coincidental: Rangel Announces 100s of Apartments Will Remain Subsidized
Yesterday, Representative Charles Rangel announced that he and other lawmakers, per the
Updated: Aug 13, 2008 5:43 PM
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