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Posted on 06/25/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Race to Help Tenants as Eviction Moratorium Expires                             


Photo by Catholic Charities of New York 

This article is originally appears in the Manhattan Times 

By Gregg McQueen

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: eviction prevention, Housing NYC, Manhattan Times, antonio garcia

Catholic Charities Steps in as NYC Loosens Eviction Restrictions

Posted on 06/24/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Preserving Housing NYC, Eviction prevention NYC, COVID-19, coronavirus

Local Lawmakers Ask Cuomo to Extend Protection to Immigrant Renters in NYC

Posted on 06/18/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

This segment features Antonio Garcia, Catholic Charities Director of Eviction Prevention Program. It originally appeared on Fox 5.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers, Preserving Housing

Tags: Fox5, antonio garcia, eviction prevention, immigration, COVID-19

Face Mask and Hand Sanitizer Giveaway at the Betances Houses in Mott Haven

Posted on 06/12/2020 by Anonymous  |  Share

By Alex Mitchell

This article originally appeared in the Bronx Times

A large facemask and hand sanitizer giveaway took place at Betances Houses in Mott Haven over the past few days.

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: bronx times, Betances Houses, mott haven

Bronx, the Last Bastion of Affordable Housing, Begins Losing Its Battle

Posted on 04/29/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Rushes In with Reinforcements

By Alice Kenny

Gentrification, richer people buying homes in poorer places, is now, more than ever before, pushing struggling New Yorkers out of some of the city’s most vulnerable...

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Association of Neighborhood Housing and Development, University of California, Berkeley Bronx affordable housing, Catholic Charities NY, St. Augustine Apartments

Mayor de Blasio Announces Plans to Protect Tenants, Workers & More

Posted on 01/10/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

State of the City 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled sweeping steps today to protect tenants, punish bad landlords, and recover payments to exploited freelance and domestic workers.

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing, Temporary & Transitional Residences

Tags: Mayor de Blasio, Cardinal Dolan, State of the City 2019

Superheroes Throw Best Christmas Party for Bronx Children

Posted on 12/24/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Thank You, Black Panther, Wonder Woman and All Our Catholic Charities Superheroes

Superheroes along with generous donors and devoted staff are swooping down to work their magic, gifting toys, books and warm clothes to make sure New York children in...

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Filed under: Community Centers, Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Great News for NYC Landlords

Posted on 08/29/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Free Help Finding – and Keeping - Good Tenants

 At Catholic Charities NY, we care as much about our relationship with landlords as we do with our clients.  Why?  Because good landlords provide the quality housing New York families need to thrive....

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing, Temporary & Transitional Residences

Tags: NYC landlords, Free landlord help

NYC Homelessness Hits Highest Levels Since 1980s

Posted on 03/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Shocking Stats & a Helping Hand

Homelessness in New York City hit the highest level since the 1980s, reports the Coalition for the Homeless.

If that doesn’t shock you, how about this?

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Preserving Housing, Permanent Affordable Housing

Introducing the Latest NY Times Neediest Cases Campaign

Posted on 10/18/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities First Profile: A Father Figure Dies, & the Bills Pile Up

Jashua Valentín woke up to his mother’s anguished cries. She usually helped him navigate his one-hour trip to elementary school...

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Jashua Valentín homeless, New York Times Neediest Cases, eviction prevention

Free School Supplies for Children We Serve

Posted on 08/11/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How Catholic Charities Sets Children Up for Success

It's time for Back-to-School shopping and we want to make sure children we serve at Catholic Charities are set up for success.  

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Preserving Housing

Tags: Free School Supplies, Back To School

Catholic Charities Joins Forces to Reverse the Reality of Homeless Veterans

Posted on 08/11/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The tragic reality of homeless veterans – at least 2,000 in New York City alone - has persisted far too long and Catholic Charities has joined forced to stop it. Yesterday, August 11th, for example, we participated in the 3rd Annual Veteran’s...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Preserving Housing

Tags: Homeless veterans, Veteran’s Resource Fair

Cops, Community & Our Staff Bond in the Bronx During National Night Out

Posted on 08/8/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

As police/community relations sour and cell phone shots of abuse multiply, Catholic Charities Homebase Staff stepped in by joining “National Night Out”  an annual event designed to foster alliances and prevent crime in the Bronx on August 2nd.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Preserving Housing

Tags: National Night Out, 41st precinct, 43rd precinct, HomeBase

Strokes Leave Yvette Struggling to Survive

Posted on 04/11/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Until Catholic Charities Steps In

Mashed potatoes and eggs.  That’s all Yvette can swallow without choking since two strokes seized her body and mind at age 42.  Thinking, talking – let alone eating – are part of a daily struggle to...

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Filed under: Preserving Housing, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Eviction Prevention Program