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Tamiment-Wagner: Housing

Collected by: New York University

Archived since: Oct, 2015

Description:

This collection contains the archived websites of housing rights, movements, and policy organizations, with a special concentration on New York City. Issues include, affordable housing, rent control, public housing, housing law and legislation. For technical, privacy and other reasons, archived websites may not be exact copies of the original website at the time of the web crawl.

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Title: Cooper Square Committee

URL: http://coopersquare.org/

Description: The Cooper Square Committee (CSC), is a housing association of the Lower East Side, which works with area residents to contribute to the preservation and development of affordable, environmentally-friendly housing and community/cultural spaces. They provide housing and social services, including tenant counseling and eviction prevention; community and tenant organizing; social services and referrals; and community development. The website contains news updates, tenant rights resources, and project information.

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Subject:   Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) |x Social conditions. Tenants’ associations. Low-income housing.

Title: Cooperative Village

URL: http://coopvillage.coop/

Description: Cooperative Village is a community of housing cooperatives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan sponsored, organized and built by the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, as well as the United Housing Foundation, a development organization set up by the unions in 1951. The Cooperative Village manages four smaller corporations, Hillman Housing Corporation, East River Housing Corporation, Seward Park Housing Corporation, and the Amalgamated Dwellings. The cooperatives followed strict Rochdale Principles, with one vote per member. The website contains information on cooperative services and the corporation.

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Subject:   Housing, Cooperative.

Title: Cooperative Village

URL: http://coopvillage.coop/index.html

Description: Cooperative Village is a community of housing cooperatives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan sponsored, organized and built by the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, as well as the United Housing Foundation, a development organization set up by the unions in 1951. The Cooperative Village manages four smaller corporations, Hillman Housing Corporation, East River Housing Corporation, Seward Park Housing Corporation, and the Amalgamated Dwellings. The cooperatives followed strict Rochdale Principles, with one vote per member. The website contains information on cooperative services and the corporation.

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Subject:   Housing, Cooperative.

Title: Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

URL: http://cypresshills.org/housing.html

Description: The Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC), formed in May 1983, is a nonprofit community-based organization, serving approximately 8,000 residents per year through a comprehensive array of community service programs and neighborhood development projects in the Cypress Hills neighborhood in Brooklyn. Their mission is to revitalize the Cypress Hills community through housing preservation, economic development, and the positive development of youth and families. The website contains event and program listings.

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Subject:   Community organization. Housing.

Title: Metropolitan Council on Housing

URL: http://metcouncilonhousing.org/

Description: The Metropolitan Council on Housing, founded in 1959, is a membership organization dedicated to preserving and expanding New York City’s supply of affordable housing. Met Council focuses on preserving rental housing and strengthening tenants’ rights. They work through grassroots organizing, lobbying, direct action, including rent strikes, and public education. Met Council has a monthly newspaper (TENANT), a weekly call-in radio show (“Housing Notebook”), forums, and a volunteer-staffed tenant hotline.

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Subject:   Metropolitan Council on Housing (New York, N.Y.) Landlord and tenant--New York (N.Y.) Tenants' associations--New York (N.Y.) Housing--New York (N.Y.) Rent control--New York (N.Y.)

Title: National Low Income Housing Coalition

URL: http://nlihc.org/

Description: The National Low Income Housing Coalition, founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, is an organization that works for public policies that preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expands the supply of low income housing, and establishes housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy. The website contains information on issues and initiatives, research, publications, and conference details.

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Subject:   Public housing |z United States. Low-income housing |z United States.

Title: National Low Income Housing Coalition

URL: http://nlihc.wordpress.com/

Description: The National Low Income Housing Coalition, founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, is an organization that works for public policies that preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expands the supply of low income housing, and establishes housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy. The website contains information on issues and initiatives, research, publications, and conference details.

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Subject:   Public housing |z United States. Low-income housing |z United States.

Title: New York State Tenants and Neighbors Coalition

URL: http://rentguidelines.blogspot.com/

Description: The New York Tenants and Neighbors Coalition is a state-wide tenant organization that organizes and educates tenants to preserve at-risk affordable housing and to strengthen tenants' rights at the local, state, and national level through leadership development, grassroots mobilization, and strategic policy and legislative advocacy. The website contains resource material for tenants and involvement opportunities.

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URL: http://tandn.org/

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Title: Amalgamated Housing

URL: http://www.amalgamated-bronx.coop/

Description: Amalgamated Housing Cooperative, founded in 1927, is a limited equity housing cooperative in the Bronx, New York, originally sponsored by the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union. Their goal is to provide affordable housing and community, while living in accordance with cooperative ideals. The cooperative provides housing for 1500 families. The website contains a photo gallery, an activities committee page, and a community guide.

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Subject:   Housing, Cooperative.

Title: Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development

URL: http://www.anhd.org/

Description: The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD), founded in 1974, is a membership organization of New York City nonprofit neighborhood housing groups engaged in community development and organizing throughout the city. ANHD’s mission is to protect neighborhoods and provide affordable housing for all New Yorkers. ANHD provides training, technical assistance and advocacy for and on behalf of member organizations. The website contains member organization listings, resources, and training materials.

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Subject:   Housing, Cooperative.

Title: Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

URL: http://www.cypresshills.org/chw/

Description: The Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC), formed in May 1983, is a nonprofit community-based organization, serving approximately 8,000 residents per year through a comprehensive array of community service programs and neighborhood development projects in the Cypress Hills neighborhood in Brooklyn. Their mission is to revitalize the Cypress Hills community through housing preservation, economic development, and the positive development of youth and families. The website contains event and program listings.

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Subject:   Community organization. Housing.

Title: Housing Conservation Coordinators

URL: http://www.hcc-nyc.org/

Description: Housing Conservation Coordinators is a not-for-profit organization based in Clinton/Hell's Kitchen that seeks to preserve safe and affordable housing, advance social and economic justice, and fight for the rights of poor, low-income and working individuals and families. They provide services such as legal representation, tenant and community organizing, installation of energy efficient systems through their Weatherization Program, and technical training courses. The website contains information on legal and community services.

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Subject:   Low-income housing.

Title: Housing is a Human Right

URL: http://www.housingisahumanright.org/

Description: Housing is a Human Right is a multimedia project to record people’s experiences trying to obtain or maintain housing. The website contains stories in many multimedia forms, including audio recordings, videos, and written accounts.

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Subject:   Housing. Low-income tenants.

Title: Margert Community Corporation

URL: http://www.margert.org/

Description: Margert Community Corporation is a nonprofit, community-based organization and is a New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) approved housing counseling agency that has been providing neighborhood preservation services, housing assistance, and housing counseling to low-income tenants and homeowners, the elderly, and persons with disabilities since 1980. Their primary service area is Far Rockaway, Queens. The website contains a calendar, photos, news, and housing counseling.

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Subject:   Housing.

Title: Metropolitan Council on Housing

URL: http://www.metcouncil.net/index.htm

Description: The Metropolitan Council on Housing, founded in 1959, is a membership organization dedicated to preserving and expanding New York City’s supply of affordable housing. Met Council focuses on preserving rental housing and strengthening tenants’ rights. They work through grassroots organizing, lobbying, direct action, including rent strikes, and public education. Met Council has a monthly newspaper (TENANT), a weekly call-in radio show (“Housing Notebook”), forums, and a volunteer-staffed tenant hotline.

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Subject:   Metropolitan Council on Housing (New York, N.Y.) Landlord and tenant--New York (N.Y.) Tenants' associations--New York (N.Y.) Housing--New York (N.Y.) Rent control--New York (N.Y.)

Title: National Housing Law Project

URL: http://www.nhlp.org/

Description: The National Housing Law Project is a nonprofit national housing and legal advocacy center established in 1968. They work to advance housing justice for low income people by increasing and preserving the supply of affordable housing; improving existing housing conditions, including physical conditions and management practices; expanding and enforcing low-income tenants' and homeowners' rights; and increasing housing opportunities for racial and ethnic minorities through litigation and policy advocacy. The website contains publications, information on training sessions, and a frequently asked questions section. The website also contains information on their Housing Justice Network, which is an informal network of more than 700 experienced housing advocates and clients from throughout the country.

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Subject:   Housing |x Law and legislation.

Title: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

URL: http://www.nhnhome.org/

Description: Neighbors Helping Neighbors, works to empower low and moderate income Brooklyn residents to secure quality housing and build financial assets through education, organizing, and networking. The website contains a calendar and news.

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Title: National Low Income Housing Coalition

URL: http://www.nlihc.org/template/index.cfm

Description: The National Low Income Housing Coalition, founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, is an organization that works for public policies that preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expands the supply of low income housing, and establishes housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy. The website contains information on issues and initiatives, research, publications, and conference details.

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Subject:   Public housing |z United States. Low-income housing |z United States.

Title: Park West Village Tenants' Association

URL: http://www.pwvta.org/

Description: Park West Village Tenants’ Association, first active in 1974, is a voluntary, non-profit, membership organization whose purposes are to protect the rights and welfare of tenants in Park West Village (PWV); keep PWV tenants informed of their rights; represent PWVTA members in negotiations with Park West managements; represent the concerns of PWVTA members to outside organizations and to elected officials and government agencies; and support and participate in campaigns by various organizations; to expand tenant rights; strengthen rent regulations; preserve affordable housing programs; and protect the ability of low-income and moderate-income tenants to remain in their homes. They are affiliated with Tenants and Neighbors and the Metropolitan Council on Housing. The website contains resources, a renters’ guide, photos, and history.

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Title: New York State Tenants and Neighbors Coalition

URL: http://www.tenantsandneighbors.org/index.html

Description: The New York Tenants and Neighbors Coalition is a state-wide tenant organization that organizes and educates tenants to preserve at-risk affordable housing and to strengthen tenants' rights at the local, state, and national level through leadership development, grassroots mobilization, and strategic policy and legislative advocacy. The website contains resource material for tenants and involvement opportunities.

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Title: Tenants Political Action Committee

URL: http://www.tenantspac.org/

Description: Tenants Political Action Committee is a PAC that helps preserve and protect affordable housing for tenants in New York. Tenants PAC endorses candidates who are strong supporters of tenants' rights and gives renters more power with elected officials. The website contains news, endorsements, campaigns, and event listings.

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Title: United Neighborhood Houses of New York

URL: http://www.unhny.org/

Description: United Neighborhood Houses of New York, founded in 1919, is a collective of settlement houses that promotes neighborhood-based, multi-service approach to improving the lives of New Yorkers in need and their communities. The organization provides services for youth, children, immigrants, seniors. One of their main focuses also includes housing stability, which provides community building in public housing and advocates for programs to prevent homelessness. The website contains event listings, news, programming, and advocacy campaigns.

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URL: https://hfront.org/

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Title: National Low Income Housing Coalition

URL: https://nlihc.wordpress.com/

Description: The National Low Income Housing Coalition, founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, is an organization that works for public policies that preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expands the supply of low income housing, and establishes housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy. The website contains information on issues and initiatives, research, publications, and conference details.

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Subject:   Public housing |z United States. Low-income housing |z United States.

Title: Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

URL: https://sites.google.com/a/cypresshills.org/cypress-hills-local-development-corporation/

Description: The Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC), formed in May 1983, is a nonprofit community-based organization, serving approximately 8,000 residents per year through a comprehensive array of community service programs and neighborhood development projects in the Cypress Hills neighborhood in Brooklyn. Their mission is to revitalize the Cypress Hills community through housing preservation, economic development, and the positive development of youth and families. The website contains event and program listings.

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Subject:   Community organization. Housing.

URL: https://thetenant.org/

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URL: https://vimeo.com/144505787

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Title: National Low Income Housing Coalition

URL: https://www2398.ssldomain.com/nlihc/template/index.cfm

Description: The National Low Income Housing Coalition, founded in 1974 by Cushing N. Dolbeare, is an organization that works for public policies that preserve existing federally assisted homes and housing resources, expands the supply of low income housing, and establishes housing stability as the primary purpose of federal low income housing policy. The website contains information on issues and initiatives, research, publications, and conference details.

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Subject:   Public housing |z United States. Low-income housing |z United States.

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