Affordable Housing

Connections: How can businesses work together to address climate change?

A new solar array in Wayne County is providing electricity for affordable housing communities in Rochester. More than 6,000 panels are generating power...
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Tue, 03/16/2021 - 11:56am
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Connections: Discussing the state of accessible housing for people with disabilities

More than 30 years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), finding accessible housing remains a challenge for people with...
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Wed, 01/27/2021 - 9:24am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of affordable housing projects in Rochester

In 2017, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $20 billion five-year plan to "combat homelessness and create affordable housing for all New Yorkers." This...
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Mon, 11/02/2020 - 9:17am
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New affordable housing breaks ground in El Camino neighborhood Thursday

A new affordable housing development broke ground in the Joseph Avenue corridor in Rochester on Thursday. The housing project, Pueblo Nuevo, will be...
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Thu, 09/24/2020 - 1:01pm
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Latest phase of housing at Sibley Square completed

Officials have announced the completion of more downtown housing located in the historic Sibley building. It’s called Liberty Lofts, 104 apartments at...
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Fri, 08/28/2020 - 5:40am
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Connections: Town supervisors react to Trump's comments about low-income housing in the suburbs

President Trump said this week that he wanted to send a message to “suburban housewives.” The President says he will protect suburbanites against crime...
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Thu, 08/13/2020 - 10:41am
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Connections: The impact of new luxury housing on the supply of affordable housing

Can building new, high-end housing units help increase the supply of affordable housing? A new working paper says it can. Economist Evan Mast of the W.E...
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Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:22am
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Debate on rent laws continues at hearing in Rochester

State lawmakers heard from Rochester-area tenants and advocates Friday in the latest in a series of Assembly hearings on housing rights. Advocates are...
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Fri, 05/10/2019 - 2:12pm
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Connections: Discussing the proposed American Housing and Economic Mobility Act

We continue our series of conversations about the issues and policies that will generate debate and conversations in advance of the 2020 election. This...
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Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:14am
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With “rent burdens” on the rise, advocates urge changes to state laws

A recent study by the nonpartisan Fiscal Policy Institute says nearly half of New York renters are “rent-burdened .” Ron Deutsch, the group’s executive...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 9:05am
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