Childhood Lead Exposure From Harlem To Hollis Fell 21% In 2019 Compared To 2018

The Health Department today released its latest Childhood Blood Lead Level Surveillance Quarterly Report covering all four quarters of 2019 from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

MBP Brewer And NYCHA Tenant Leaders Accept Donation Of 100,000 Masks

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and NYCHA Executive Vice President Gerard Nelson, and NYCHA tenant leaders Bernadette McNear and Rhonda Bennett accepted a donation of 100,000 three-ply surgical masks from SC Health. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio To Ask Feds About NYCHA Rent Freeze From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to ask federal officials to consider a rent moratorium for the city’s public housing residents as the city grapples with the economic toll of the new coronavirus. Continue Reading →

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 →