My campaign was and still is public housing. Since 1988 I have lived in New York and since 1989 I have lived at Wagner Housing. The types of changes I have noticed in my community are two supermarkets’ that are privately owned. To me, I consider this a bad thing because the prices are outrages. The vendors are no longer in the streets because of it. In terms of crime, Wagner housing is the worse development.
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By CVH Member Ann Gulian
Many of my Ossining neighbors are struggling to keep up with the rising cost of housing here.
The lack of decent affordable housing is a concern throughout Westchester County, but here in Ossining the situation has become critical for families making less than $50,000 a year. Limited housing opportunities affect everyone: the elderly, struggling to survive on a fixed income; young people just entering the work force; and those of us still struggling to bounce back from the 2008 recession.
By Michael Howard
Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:05 AM EDT
Residents in the city of Poughkeepsie raised money in an effort to bring a program called SNUG to their community to help cure violence. Time Warner Cable News' Michael Howard has the details and why they say it could turn the city around.
Poughkeepsie, like many cities, has its share of violence.
"We have had so many murders in the city of Poughkeepsie," resident Tama Bell said.
She has seen them first-hand.
CVH turned 15 years old! On June 2, 2011 we celebrated our 15th anniversary at the Museum of the City of NY and debuted this film showcasing our history and looking forward to the future!