Powerball winner Pedro Quezada is hosting a rent party — for his entire block.A close friend of the newly minted megamillionaire said Quezada promised to temporarily cover the housing costs for residents in the Passaic, N.J., neighborhood that housed his bodega.“He said he’s going to pay the rent for everybody here on this block for at least a month or two months,” the friend said Saturday outside Quezada’s Apple Deli Grocery. “He’s such a good guy.”Word of Quezada’s magnanimous gesture left several of his neighbors stunned.“God bless him, and thank you,” crowed Richard Delgado, 45, after learning of the pledge.RELATED: POWERBALL WINNER PUTS PASSAIC, N.J. BODEGA UP FOR SALEJohn Koblarz’s eyes lit up when he heard Quezada had offered to cover his neighbors’ rents.
19, according to information posted by the company outside the Elk's Club.Applied Housing will consider applications from the waiting list in the order they are received and will vet applicants by rent and criminal history. The program pays for a portion ...more
AUSTIN (KXAN) It has been nearly eight years since the City of Austin has been able to open its waiting list for Section 8 housing, but beginning Wednesday at midnight, people can apply for help covering their rent. Right now, about 1,500 apartmentsmore
Cuomo's deal would give the county-owned apartments to the town to rent for 30 years, as recompense for allowing the controversial project to get built.Cuomo's opponent in the 2014 gubernatorial election, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, closemore
Even some of the world's wealthiest cities like New York have extreme housing problems; For 20% of New York City households, rent exceeds 75% of household income, and 1.5 million households (of around 3.1 million) can't afford market housing.more
On a recent sunny afternoon, a half-dozen grinding and spinning cement trucks helped lay the foundation for what many real estate developers see as the most promising housing opportunity in postrecession America: apartment living. Here in suburban...more