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Open Door Mission plans affordable, supportive housing complex on West Main Street

Open Door Mission is embarking on a new venture. The nearly 70-year-old organization, which provides emergency shelter and services for homeless...
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 7:14am
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Connections: How Brighton residents revoked racist property deeds in their neighborhood

A group of residents in Brighton has successfully revoked racist property deeds in their neighborhood. The racist covenants in the Meadowbrook...
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Mon, 12/21/2020 - 9:22am
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Rochester Assembly member arrested during eviction protest

A New York State Assembly member from Rochester was arrested Friday night during a protest held trying to stop the eviction of a woman who lives in an...
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Fri, 12/18/2020 - 8:44pm
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Connections: Discussing the SCIP program and its possible impact on the looming eviction crisis

A new multi-agency effort aimed at helping local tenants facing eviction was announced Thursday morning. Legal experts say the pandemic has exacerbated...
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Thu, 09/17/2020 - 10:11am
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Connections: Discussing the "Hard Facts Update" and racial disparities in Greater Rochester

We look at some hard facts about our city and our community. "Hard Facts" is the name of a 2017 report on inequality, and this week, there's an update....
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Fri, 08/21/2020 - 11:23am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of racially restrictive covenants in Monroe County

A new report from researchers at Yale shows how racial covenants and racist agreements in property deeds have created segregation in Monroe County. Our...
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Thu, 08/20/2020 - 10:30am
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Senior apartment complex coming to former Medley Centre by 2021

The artist's renderings of the future Skyview Park apartments show a modern, four-story building linked by a glass-enclosed bridge to a smaller...
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 9:22am
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Rochester City Council seeks to curb expected surge of evictions

Rochester City Council on Monday discussed a series of proposals meant to stem a wave of evictions that could come as a result of the coronavirus...
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 8:11am
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Tenant union calls for rent cancellation

The Rochester City-Wide Tenant Union is calling on New York state and local governments to cancel rent and mortgages because of the current public...
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Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:51pm
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Local home sales affected by changes due to the coronavirus pandemic

The latest quarterly survey from the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors shows a sharp drop in local home sales, a downturn that the association...
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Tue, 04/28/2020 - 11:45am
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