The New York City Council today voted to pass Intro 214-B, a landmark bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, that requires the Office of Civil Justice to establish a program for legal representation for low-income tenants facing eviction in housing court within five years.
On Friday, June 16, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will lead a borough-wide Day of Action to provide parents and children with detailed information about free meals available this summer through New York City’s Summer Meals Program.
Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Wednesday called on Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte to resign, amid recent controversy around DOC, including related to Ponte’s use of a city car to travel to Maine on a regular basis.
In a milestone achievement in the fight for pay equity, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1253 prohibiting all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today released the Domestic Violence Task Force Report, recommendations to reduce domestic violence in New York City.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today held public hearings for and signed 14 pieces of legislation– Intros. 1161-A in relation to requiring DOHMH report annually on immunization rates of New Yorkers for Human Papillomavirus; Intro.
Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.”
New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer announces the 2017 Alternative Enforcement Program list.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye today committed $1 billion in City capital to replace deteriorating roofs on NYCHA buildings over the next 10 years.
More than 300 U.S. companies – including nearly half of the S&P 500 – have enacted rules which give large, long-term investors the ability to nominate directors to companies’ boards.
Harlem Council members Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mark Levine, Mayor Bill de Blasio and others today held public hearings for and signed 29 pieces of legislation into law – Intros.
The Health Department today released its 2015 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, which shows that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has fallen below 2,500 for the first time in the history of the epidemic.
On Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 2:30 PM, the Hebrew Tabernacle in Washington Heights will host a community interfaith thanksgiving celebration to champion diversity and denounce the hatred America is experiencing nationwide.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and others today held public hearings for, and signed, 12 pieces of legislation into law.
After more than 60 years of ministry at the First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, a street sign in honor of the late Rev. Dr. Clarence Norman, Sr. and First Lady Ellen Norman was unveiled by Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo attended by Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito and others today at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Eastern…