August 18, 2017
- The Federal Housing Finance Agency extended the Home Affordable Modification Program (HARP) program until December 2018. This extension comes as no shock because the agency has extended the program a number of times in years prior. Currently, the agency is searching for the best way to bridge HARP with an updated program so as not to hurt the economy and current homeowners.
- In the 2015-2016 school year, approximately 100,000 New York City children were homeless. The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness predicts that one in seven New York City public school children will experience homelessness during their elementary years and within the past six years roughly 140,000 students experienced homelessness.