Mayor de Blasio And NYC Health + Hospitals Expand Appointment-Only COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Mayor de Blasio and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced expanded, appointment-only COVID-19 testing capacity across 10 acute-care hospitals, seven Gotham Health community-based health centers, and 4 drive-thru test sites. Continue Reading →

100+ Organizations Urge de Blasio To Issue Eviction Moratorium And Close Housing Courts

Over 100 organizations across the city, spearheaded by the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition, sent a letter to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to issue a citywide eviction moratorium. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Residents Return To Court To Regulate Their Own Housing Conditions From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, February 6, 2020, the resident-led Holmes-Isaacs Coalition will return to civil court to demand that City agencies do their part in monitoring and regulating conditions. Continue Reading →

New $4.8M New York Public Library Branch Opens In Partnership With NYCHA In Harlem

The New York Public Library’s new Macombs Bridge branch opened Thursday in Harlem following a $4.8 million project yielding a library that is five times the size of the branch it’s replacing. Continue Reading →

Man Shot At East Harlem’s Wagner Houses

A man was hospitalized with minor injuries after being shot in the chest at East Harlem’s Wagner Houses public housing complex, an NYPD spokeswoman said. Continue Reading →

Public Housing Residents From Harlem To Hollis March To NYCHA Over Slum Conditions

Dozens of residents of Holmes Towers and Stanley Isaacs Houses filed a group Housing Part action today demanding NYCHA fix the broken elevators, vermin infestations, lack of heat and hot water, broken intercoms and other issues facing residents. Continue Reading →

Federal Monitor Approves NYCHA’s Heat Action Plan From Harlem To Hollis, Queens

Federal Monitor Bart M. Schwartz and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) today issued the Heat Action Plan. Continue Reading →


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