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Tenants from across the country descended on D.C. to fight against Trump's proposed budget cuts to HUD.

Hundreds of protesters from across the country joined Community Voices Heard, in partnership with New York Communities for Change and members of the #NoCuts Coalition, to march on Washington, DC to oppose the Trump administration's proposed $7 billion cut to federal housing programs. 

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Nydia Velasquez, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, Rep. Jan Shakowsky, and other Congress members joined our rally at the Church of the Reformation and echoed our demands to end the Wall Street giveaways and privatization of our communities.  The eleced officals  demanded that President Donald Trump restore Housing and Urban Development Department funding and provide better housing qualities for people living on low incomes

Afterwards, participants delivered a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson to demand that he meet with the #NOCuts coalition and paid a visit to private equity vampires Blackstone to let them know that we will not allow them to take our homes.  We will continue to fight against any cuts to HUD. Stand with us! Join the #NOCUTS Coalition.

NYC Housing Ventures to Set Out a Welcome Mat for LGBT Seniors

A rendering of the Ingersoll Senior Residences, to be built in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene neighborhood. PHOTO: MARVEL ARCHITECTS


June 29, 2016 

A new initiative to build affordable housing that is friendly for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender seniors is beginning to take shape.

Senior-housing basics, like hot meals, fitness and language classes will be available at the Ingersoll Senior Residences in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn, and the Crotona Senior Residences in Crotona Park North in the Bronx.

Children in NYCHA housing test positive for high lead levels in blood from lead paint

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Updated on: Tuesday, June 14/New York Daily News 

Dozens of children living in NYCHA apartments where the city found lead paint have tested positive for dangerously high levels of the chemical in their blood in the last five years, city records show.

And in most cases, the Housing Authority had the same response: Do nothing.