This memo, prepared with partners at the New York City Community Land Initiative, City College of New York, and TakeRoot Justice, provides a brief introduction to CLTs and proposes alternatives to the lien sale that prioritize CLTs, in partnership with mission-driven, nonprofit developers, as both resources for vulnerable homeowners and recipients of foreclosed properties.
This issue brief summarizes home foreclosure risk patterns across New York State, and updates our 2012 report, Foreclosures in New York: What’s Really Going On?, and 2014 brief, Foreclosure Risk in New York State.
A summary of findings from the Collaborative for Neighborhood Financial Health, a year-long, participatory project designed to better understand and address how neighborhoods influence the financial health of their residents.
New Economy Project undertook this report, at the request of AARP, to examine barriers to economic security faced by 50+ New Yorkers of color, including immigrants. The analysis focuses on economic justice disparities statewide and in New York City, with attention also given to Long Island and Buffalo.
An impact report on New Economy Project’s NYC Foreclosure Prevention Gap Loan Fund, which preserved more than $20 million in home equity for low income New Yorkers and has been replicated by New York City and State.
A public policy poster that tells the story of how banks harm communities, and why we need a new economy that works for all. Produced by New Economy Project in collaboration with Center for Urban Pedagogy and designer Manuel Miranda.
Members of the NYS Payroll Card Working Group spoke to New Yorkers who work in retail, restaurant and other sectors to learn about their experiences with payroll cards. Here are the major problems the workers flagged.
A joint report summarizing how banks, which reap billions from overdraft fees, misleadingly advertise overdraft to customers.
Joint report summarizing opportunities to create a resource and advocacy hub to support cooperative economics in NYC. New Economy Project issued the report with Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union, NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives, SolidarityNYC, and The Working World.
A research brief on home foreclosure patterns in New York City and State, six years after the financial meltdown.