Brooklyn Borough Hall: Free Mortgage Assistance Event

"You will have an chance to meet with your mortgage servicers face-to-face, learn about loan modifications, forbearances, short sales and deeds-in-lieu, discover the Property Tax and Interest Deferral Program, and even receive free counseling from local, HUD-approved housing counseling agencies." - Eric L. Adams, Brooklyn Borough President

Brooklyn Borough Hall: Free Mortgage Assistance Event

By Brooklyn Borough President

Many homeowners struggle to keep up with mortgage payments, often for reasons beyond their control. In an effort to help

What tenants must know about buyouts, rent hikes and lease termination

If you are a tenant of a multiple dwelling unit, you should know your rights when offered a buyout, when you are facing a rent increase and when your lease is facing termination.

What tenants must know about buyouts, rent hikes and lease termination

Throughout New York City, tenants of multiple dwellings have found themselves making the critical decision of whether they should accept a buyout for their …

Civil Rights and Housing

Although segregation is illegal, realtors and landlords are still abiding by the past policies that allowed discrimination against minorities, especially African Americans, from buying homes and apartments.

Civil Rights and Housing

“Wealth is where past injustices breed present suffering,” says author Mehrsa Baradaran, in the Netflix Explained series. The racial wealth gap is “a measure

What small homeowners need to know: tax deductions and more!

Not only does rental income provide additional revenue to a homeowner, it has tax benefits. The rental income that a homeowner receives is not federal taxable income and is thus deducted. Homeowners can also deduct the interest paid on their mortgage.

What small homeowners need to know: tax deductions and more!

By Chereen James

With the influx of new residents, the increasing demand for livable space and the prevalence of real estate development, New York

Can Color Help Sell Your Home?

So, while the simple answer to whether color influences buying decisions is a qualified yes, there is more to the story.

Can Color Help Sell Your Home?

Color psychology is not an exact science, but there are basic principles that marketing pros use to sell
everything from greeting cards to automobiles. …

Report Says Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Housing

National Low Income Housing Coalition released a new study titled “Out of Reach 2018.” It covers research on the affordability of housing among minimum-wage workers.

Report Says Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Housing

By Douglas A. McIntyre

Add housing to the list of things low-paid workers cannot afford. While there has been a great deal of research …