NYC DCA Announces Investigation Of 42 Home Care Agencies From Harlem To Hollis

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen (right) and NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the findings of a major enforcement initiative.

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Deputy Mayor Glen Announces Program To Increase Funding For Women Entrepreneurs

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in an effort to address the disparities related to raising capital experienced by women entrepreneurs, especially in the tech industry. Continue Reading →

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de Blasio Adminisration Outlines NYCHA Heating Projects Awaiting State’s New $250M Commitment

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen (pictured) today issued a letter to New York State Budget Director Robert Mujicia urging the Governor to release the $250 million dedicated in the State’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio On First-Of-Its Kind Crowdfunding Program For NYC Women Start Ups

On International Women’s Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, New York City Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Helen Rosenthal announced that over $280,000 in zero-interest loans has been pledged to women entrepreneurs through the City’s crowdfunding partnership with Kiva. Continue Reading →

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NYC Financed Record Number Of Affordable Homes In 2017, And A Pot Tax Could Fund The Future

As we look at the future of affordable housing from Harlem to Hollis, we may consider the Forbes projected $240 million and $1.4 billion of medical marijuana tax dollars per year to pay some of the cost of the housing (these numbers do not include legalized recreational marijuana taxes). Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Deputy Mayor Glen Statement On Approval Of East Harlem And Other Developments

“As we work to make this city more equitable, we are building and preserving affordable housing at a record pace. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Kiva Announce Crowdfunding Program To Help Women Entrepreneurs

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the not-for-profit crowdfunding platform Kiva.org today launched WE Fund: Crowd, a first-of-its-kind City-led crowdfunding program to help women entrepreneurs access affordable capital and start businesses in New York City. Continue Reading →

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Nonprofit Files Suit To Stop L+M From Buying East Harlem building

East Harlem Housing nonprofit Nuevo El Barrio is suing in an effort to stop L+M Development Partners from buying a 135-unit rental building on Madison Avenue, claiming it should have the opportunity to purchase the property first. Continue Reading →

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Foreign Tourism To Decline For first Time In Seven Years From Harlem To Hollis

For the first time in seven years, New York City officials expect the number of foreign visitors to decrease, a drop they attribute to the protectionist policies and rhetoric of President Trump. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Record Visitors From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC & Company today announced that the City will welcome an all-time record 60.3 million visitors by year’s end, surpassing the 60 million visitor milestone for the first time ever, and representing the seventh consecutive year of travel and tourism growth for the City. Continue Reading →

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Growth From Harlem To Hollis Adds Over 26,000 Jobs in Month Of June And More

east-harlem sliderThe New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for June 2016 by the New York State Department of Labor, New York City added 26,400 private sector jobs in June 2016. Continue Reading →

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IN2NYC Applications Open At The City College Of NY

City-College's-Sophie-Davis-School-of-Biomedical-Education (1)On Monday, May 23, NYCEDC will open applications for its International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC). In celebration, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer will tour the Zahn Innovation Center at the City College of New York, a CUNY startup incubator and one of the IN2NYC partner institutions. Continue Reading →

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