Tenant Association And District Leaders Against Fur Ban From Harlem To Hollis

June 4, 2019

Dear City Council:

As a group of tenant associations and district leaders in New York City, we hold close relationships with the people in our communities, making it not only our right, but also our responsibility to speak up on their behalf. Continue Reading →

City Council Highlights Persistence Of Domestic Violence From Harlem To Hollis

This morning, members of the City Council fanned out from Harlem to Hollis, raising awareness about domestic violence and resources and services available for survivors, as part of NYC Go Purple Day. Continue Reading →

City Council Passes Major Legislation To Create Affordable Housing In Harlem And More

Curbed reports that the New York City Council passed a flurry of bills aimed at creating more affordable housing, and preventing tenant harassment, at its final meeting of the year, on Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez To Call For NYC To Install More Safety Bollards

Today, Saturday, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and other elected officials and transportation advocates will call on the City of New York to install pedestrian safety bollards along sidewalks in key areas with high pedestrian volume to prevent potential attacks in NYC. Continue Reading →

‘Minor’ Offenses Will No longer Get A Criminal Summons From Harlem To Hollis

NY Post reports that people who commit minor violations — like urinating in public or drinking a beer in a city park — will no longer get a criminal summons (from Harlem to Hollis), officials said. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bills Billion NYC Budget Adds Tax Exemptions From Harlem To Hollis

New York City’s municipal budget is $85.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year — reflecting a 14 percent hike over the $75 billion budget that the Democratic mayor and council leadership enacted in 2014, their first year in office. Continue Reading →