Spectrum News: Single Mother Gets Emergency Housing Assistance From Friends, Landlord

May 12, 2019By Alex Panagiotopoulos

“Once a handful of community activists learned how dire the circumstances were for the family, they mobilized. Most of the group’s members are renters who stick up for housing insecure residents in the Kingston area. This time, they stuck up for Velazquez-Amador. Velazquez-Amador is a fair-housing activist herself with the Kingston Tenants Union. Activists helped find … Read More

Will the Kingstonian help or hurt our housing crisis?

April 5, 2019By Alex Panagiotopoulos

In 2016: the Bonura Group proposed the $30M Water Club; 136 “market-rate” apartments in Poughkeepsie’s downtown, featuring a parking garage, private pool, gym, and rooftop terrace. The target market, according to a Poughkeepsie Journal article, was “millennials and empty-nesters looking to downsize,” within walking distance to Poughkeepsie’s restaurants and shops. The public-private partnership was made … Read More