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 lost heat during the city’s cold front.
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.
Non-parent relatives and family friends – disproportionately African American and mostly grandparents.
Profitability for companies that are diverse and inclusive is a hot topic right now.
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 reports Patch.
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 report ConsumerAffairs.
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 legislative package introduced today at the New York City Council Stated Meeting.
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.
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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Mark Levine and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced that, for the first time, the City will fund universal access to legal services for tenants facing eviction in New York City Housing Court.
A report from the Office of Civil Justice that was released this week showed a large increase in the number of low-income Harlem tenants who have access to legal representation.
The City Council has funded almost $12 million in initiatives to support and expand legal services in this year’s budget.
By Tod Roulette In 1986, I was a fledging openly gay black man on an overwhelmingly white college campus in the Midwest.