Posts Tagged ‘low income’

Comptroller Liu Calls for a Rent Freeze

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New York City Comptroller John Liu is calling for a rent freeze in the city. Liu, who is running for mayor, attributes his proposal to “economically challenging times” and delays in building affordable housing, Capital New York reports. In his June 15th letter to the Rent Guidelines Board, Liu cites the City’s 9.7 percent unemployment [&hellip
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Residents Want Low-Income Housing After Homeless Shelter Closes

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

West 107th Street residents met with Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Robert Hess April 8 to discuss a temporary shelter on the block. Though Hess spent much of the meeting explaining how the shelter will affect the neighborhood until it closes Dec. 1, residents focused on converting the building into affordable housing after that date
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