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PIX11: “6 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday in NYC”

JANUARY 15, 2017 - Habitat for Humanity NYC will celebrate the day with “Building on the Dream Day of Service.” Volunteers can visit sites throughout New York to help build housing. Volunteers can work on Habitat for Humanity’s Dean Street multifamily development project in Brownsville, Brooklyn from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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City & State: “A Permanent Housing Crisis Begs for Permanently Affordable Homeownership”

NOVEMBER 22, 2016 - There is more at stake in New York City’s housing crisis than meets the eye. On the surface, we know that since 2002 more than 330,000 affordable rental units have been lost to the open market. With skyrocketing housing prices, more families struggle to make ends meet and are increasingly forced to move away from the city’s center, chasing a seemingly endless promise of affordability further and further along the MTA lines.

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Huffington Post: “Give Hardworking New Yorkers a Choice and Communities a Chance with Better Down Payment Assistance Programs”

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 - Our New York neighborhoods are full of hardworking people from the transit workers, firefighters, and police department employees to home health aides, teachers and other public services workers. These same New Yorkers who take pride in their role in keeping the city moving, who open the city’s doors in the morning and turn off the lights each night, are also finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet.

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