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The federal government has rolled out two rounds of the Paycheck Protection Program — providing small businesses with money to keep employees paid and employed while preventing layoffs and furloughs — but hasn’t done much for housing co-operatives, which U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel says have been left out in the cold. more
Since before the Obama administration ended, unemployment has been so low, at below 4 percent, it seemed anyone who wanted a job could get one. The coronavirus changed that, however, with figures jumping to more than 14 percent in April — its highest since the Great Depression. Millions are out of work, and even with financial help from the federal government, many still can’t pay bills — like rent. more
The hole in New York's state budget might be measured in billions, but lawmakers are hoping Gov. Andrew Cuomo will find a spare $100 million in Albany's couch cushions to cover late and missed rent payments by many low-income tenants since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Renters will have a little more time to get their monthly payments together — and they can now use their security deposits to help. But state leaders have still stopped short of calling for rents to be waived in the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic. more
The latest data released by Johns Hopkins University & Medicine shows just under 2.7 million people have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus as of Wednesday. But the first phase of … more
Housing needed for International students that are coming to attend private high schools in the North part of the Brnx. Looking for families with a spare room who can host. Monthly compensation. The … more
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