NY Curbed reports that the Legal Aid Society is demanding that the New York City Housing Authority provide up to $15 million in rent refunds to public housing tenants that Continue Reading →
The Legal Aid Society and the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys (ALAA) released the following joint statement today following Mayor de Blasio’s and Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said federal immigration agents were seen in East Harlem and Queens on Saturday, hours before the nationwide roundup of immigrants facing deportation was expected to begin Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, activist Gloria Steinem and advocates today rallied in support of Paid Personal Time legislation from Harlem to Hollis.
With the legalization of marijuana reaching several states across the country, many parents have taken the time to consider how this will affect their parenting style and their children’s lives Continue Reading →
Today, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Fernando Cabrera and Rafael Espinal announced legislation that will legalize E-scooters and E-bikes in the City of New York, headlining four bills that encompass a Continue Reading →
Patch reports that a legal advocacy group is suing the city to block a recently passed rezoning proposal for East Harlem.
The Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit today in New York County Supreme Court contesting the East Harlem rezoning, which was recently approved by the New York City Council late last year.
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