New York Times features Van Cortlandt Village and FIPNA

New York Times features Van Cortlandt Village and FIPNA

Check out the New York Times’s February 17 “Living In” feature about Van Cortlandt Village–  “Affordability and Pride of Place.” They last featured our community in 2007 but like to revisit the most interesting neighborhoods.  

New York Times: Bloomberg’s “affordable” apartments are not actually affordable for their communities

Last week, the NYTimes ran a story– “Some ‘affordable’ units too costly” February 13– affirming what we have been saying for years: that the subsidized units financed under Bloomberg’s New Housing Marketplace do not actually serve the housing needs of the communities (largely in the Bronx) where they are being built. HPD is using a “median income” […]

FIPNA wins $1000 Love Your Block grant for Spring

FIPNA has been awarded another Love Your Block grant from the Citizens’ Committee of New York for a volunteer-driven project to beautify our neighborhood. Last year, we removed the asphalt from around Shalom Alecheim (a Herculean effort!) and planted a beautiful garden, which continues to thrive. This year, we are going to beautify and landscape […]