Tag: new york city

Fighting Predatory Equity

When predatory equity investors take a gamble on multifamily housing, it's the tenants who suffer -- whether from harassment or crumbling buildings. Advocates and tenants in New York have won the fight to get some of these buildings into responsible hands, but many are still in limbo, and some are reentering the cycle of speculation.

No, Not That Kind of Green

David & Joyce Dinkins Gardens, an exclusively green, $19.5-million, 85-unit affordable-housing complex, has opened in Manhattan’s Harlem.

Losing Ground

In communities of color throughout New York City, growing numbers of homeowners with subprime mortgages are finding themselves at risk of losing their homes, the bitter fruit of years of predatory lending practices.