Harlem Rep. Espaillat Leads NYC Delegation To Rebuke HUD Rent Increases (Spanish)

Representative Adriano Espaillat leads the Democratic Members of the New York City congressional delegation in a  letter in opposition to the newly released “Making Affordable Housing Work Act” by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Secretary Ben Carson. Continue Reading →

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NYC Administration Urge Tenants From Harlem To Hollis To Properly Install Window Guards

As the weather gets warmer, and New Yorkers open their windows more, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind New Yorkers that properly installed window guards prevent children from falling out of open windows. Continue Reading →

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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 five new Housing Ambassador locations. Continue Reading →

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City Picks Developers For Harlem Site, To Advocates’ Disappointment

City Limits reports that the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced today that the agency has selected a development team for the 111th Street site, a large public property within the boundaries of the proposed East Harlem rezoning. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List

east-harlem sliderOur Harlem World Magazine list has been adapted from Public Advocate Letitia James’ 100 of the city’s worst landlords list posted on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, which is her annual list. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Levine Leads Hearing On Towers Shadows On Parks

mark levine 2On Thursday, November 12, Harlem City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine will lead a hearing on Int. 737, a bill he sponsored that would create a task force to address the impacts of shadows from the development of super tall towers over public parks. Continue Reading →

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