Topics :: housing
By MICHELLE CONLIN | Monday Oct 3, 2011
Consider foreclosure-ravaged Detroit. In the historic Green Acres district, a haven for hipsters, a pristine, three-bedroom brick Tudor recently sold for $6,000 - about what a buyer would have paid during the Great Depression.
Housing Works Announces Thom Browne, Patricia Clarkson, and Rachel Roy as Chairs for Fashion for Action Fundraiser
Monday Sep 26, 2011
Housing Works announced the details of its eighth annual Fashion for Action fall fundraiser. Fashion for Action is a four-day charitable designer shopping event that raises funds for homeless and low- income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.
By DEREK KRAVITZ | Friday Sep 2, 2011
Foreclosures made up roughly one-third of all home sales this spring. While that’s a smaller share of sales from the previous quarter, it’s six times the percentage of foreclosures in a healthy housing market.
Sunday Aug 28, 2011
Welcome back to autumn. And here’s good fashion news. Housing Works’ seasonal "Best of" shopping events (formerly known as Previews) are back with a vengeance. Housing Works Best of Fall sales begin August 30!
By PETER ORSI | Tuesday Aug 2, 2011
Cuba’s informal real-estate bazaar is where a chronic housing shortage brings everyone together to strike deals that often involve thousands of dollars in under-the-table payments. They’re breaking not just the law but communist doctrine.
Saturday Jul 16, 2011
Back by popular demand, Housing Works wants you to BUY THE BAG! You give them $25 and they will give you a bag to fill up with clothes, accessories and everything in between from their amazing warehouse in Long Island City.
Thursday Jun 9, 2011
Housing Works is pleased to announce the hottest patio party of the summer - Labor of Love, the Labor Day Weekend Benefit for Housing Works.
By Michelle Conlin | Wednesday Jun 1, 2011
Due to a glut of glitzy condo towers and the need to appease skittish lenders some developers have found a new use for the gilded, clubby preserves once meant for buyers who could afford the seven-figure price tags. They’re renting them out.
By DEREK KRAVITZ, JANNA HERRON | Thursday Feb 17, 2011
Optimism is in short supply among U.S. homebuilders, a sign that the depressed housing market will slow the economy’s gains this year. The outlook by builders hasn’t improved since the fall, when new-home sales were in the midst of their bleakest year.
By Michael K. Lavers | Thursday Jan 20, 2011
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced on Thursday, Jan. 20, his agency will seek to adopt new regulations that would ban discrimination against LGBT people who seek access to HUD or HUD-funded programs.