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 →

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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