Mayor de Blasio, Rep Rodriquez And Others Rejoice Inwood Neighborhood Rezoning

The de Blasio Administration and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today celebrated the City Council’s approval of the Inwood neighborhood rezoning, the City’s plan to ensure Inwood remains an affordable, attractive Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →

David Adjaye And Thelma Golden Talk, And More Kicks Off Today At NYCxDESIGN 2018

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today kicked off the start of NYCxDESIGN 2018, New York City’s annual celebration of design. The Harlem Love connection:

Buildings With Strong Community Ties Are Now NYC Landmarks In East Harlem

NY Curbed reports that three East Harlem buildings with strong neighborhood ties were swiftly landmarked on Tuesday morning. The Harlem Love connection:

Town Hall Meeting On Affordable Housing And Job Opportunities In Harlem

Join the Baptist Ministers Conference of Greater New York & Vicinity for a Town Hall Meeting on affordable housing and job opportunities on Thursday, March 15 from 7 p.m. to Continue Reading →

NYCity Officials And NYPL Announce New Inwood library And Affordable Apartments

Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Eric Enderlin, and the New York Public Library (NYPL) announce development plans for Continue Reading →

Tahl Propp Provides New Affordable Housing For Families Displaced By Fire In Harlem

Six families left homeless by a recent apartment building fire in Northern Manhattan have been relocated to affordable housing units in the area owned and managed by Tahl Propp Equities. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Nonprofit And Others Partner To Preserve Affordable Housing Units

A partnership between Nuevo El barrio para la Rehabilitacion de la Vivienda y la Economia, Inc. (NERVE), NCV Capital Partners (NCV), Hudson Valley Property Group (HVPG), Belveron Partners (Belveron). The Continue Reading →

NYC Rings In New Year With New Housing Ambassador Locales With “Ready To Rent” Program

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer today announced Continue Reading →

City Of NY And Uptown Council Member Rodríguez Release Updated Inwood NYC Action Plan

NYCEDC President James Patchett and uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez released an updated Inwood NYC Action Plan, a comprehensive strategy for protecting affordability, investing in infrastructure, and connecting residents to Continue Reading →

City Council Passes Major Legislation To Create Affordable Housing In Harlem And More

Curbed reports that the New York City Council passed a flurry of bills aimed at creating more affordable housing, and preventing tenant harassment, at its final meeting of the year, Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Moves To Create Cluster Buildings Into Housing For Homeless Families

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City will help not-for-profit developers acquire and rehab residential “cluster site” buildings from Harlem to Hollis. The Harlem Love connection:

Harlem Housing Development A Vote Away From Approval

Patch reports that a massive proposed development that would take up an entire East Harlem block is only one vote away from passing the city’s public review process. The Harlem Love Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases New Road Map To Build And Preserves 300,000 Affordable Housing

Mayor Bill de Blasio today released his “Housing New York 2.0” plan laying out new tools and programs to build and preserve affordable homes for 300,000 New York families – Continue Reading →

Study Says East Harlem And Other Housing Nonprofits Get Short End of Stick Under City

A chart showing that in the first two and a half years of the de Blasio administration, nine of ten development deals for public land went to for-profit developers.’ Over Continue Reading →

Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial And Mixed-Use Development Approved

Arch Paper reports that while completing work on the Willis Avenue Bridge in East Harlem in the early 2000s, an unexpected discovery was made. The Harlem Love connection:

“Living In America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem & Modern Housing” Show Opens In Harlem

“[easyazon_link identifier=”B00137GFC6″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Living in America[/easyazon_link],” a phrase written on wooden panels traveling with the model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City (1929–58), evokes a question that preoccupied architects and Continue Reading →

de Blasio And Others Launch First Of-Its-Kind Program To Help Non Profits Use Space

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) NYC, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit today announced the first five nonprofits to participate Continue Reading →

De Blaso, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Provide Legal Council For All Low-Income Tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court. The Harlem Continue Reading →

East Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust Gets Slice Of $1.65M For Homeless

Picture the Homeless has been talking about community land trusts as a tool for helping the homeless for more than a decade. The Harlem Love connection:

A Harlem Community And Others To Get Public Space Revamp

One of the Design Trust’s winning project takes aim at a pedestrian plaza at 125th Street in East Harlem, while creating a solution for keeping up 14 other plazas in Continue Reading →

L+M, Tahl Propp Equities Nab $161M in Financing For Harlem Affordable Housing

L+M Development Partners and Tahl Propp Equities have closed on $161 million in construction financing for Lexington Gardens II, a 100 percent affordable housing project in East Harlem, Commercial Observer Continue Reading →