Mayor de Blasio Appoints Vick Been As Chair Of The Hudson River Park Trust

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Deputy Mayor Vicki Been as the new Chair of the Hudson River Park Trust. Continue Reading →


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NY City Council Passes Common Sense Lead Legislation To Protect NYC’s Children

Since successfully championing New York City’s Local Law 1 of 2004, Harlem’s WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) has been working with its partners across the city to demand enforcement of that law. Continue Reading →


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De Blasio Administration Makes It Easier To Qualify For Affordable Housing From Harlem To Hollis

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Housing Development Corporation announced today major changes to HPD’s affordable housing lottery application.

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Finding An Affordable NYC Apartment Just Got A Bit Easier From Harlem To Hollis

It’s been seven years since the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) launched Housing Connect, a portal that has made it easier—in theory—for New Yorkers to apply for affordable apartments in buildings across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →


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New York City Files Plans For Inwood Library Redevelopment

The city has filed controversial plans to transform the Inwood Library branch into a 14-story residential building with a three-story library at its base. Continue Reading →


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