Keyword: Emergency Rental Assistance Program

State asks feds for more rent-relief dollars

Elected officials across the state are joining Gov. Kathy Hochul in calling on the U.S. Treasury Department to dole out $1.6 billion in additional funding to stave off the eviction of 174,000 families in New York.

Race for Biaggi's senate seat could become crowded

As the deadline to file draws near, a number of Bronx politicos are openly considering running for the state senate seat Alessandra Biaggi is vacating. Even some who already have jobs in Albany. Some like Kenny Burgos, who was just elected in 2020 to the Assembly. But he’s not quite ready to commit.

Homeowners brace for worst post-moratorium

Christmas. Hanukkah. The holiday season is gone, but some are still feeling the pinch well into January. Not because they spent too much on gifts, but instead because Con Edison dropped a lump of coal into their monthly utility bill.

New rental network lends hand to struggling tenants

Jordan Dewbre wants to help as many people as possible during these difficult times. BronxWorks has joined a consortium of nonprofits to form the Bronx Rental Assistance Network — or BxRAN — to help connect those renters in need with the state’s emergency financial assistance program.
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