Legal Aid Society Wants NYCHA To Refund Rent

NY Curbed reports that the Legal Aid Society is demanding that the New York City Housing Authority provide up to $15 million in rent refunds to public housing tenants that lost heat during the city’s cold front. Continue Reading →

Arctic Chill From Harlem To Hollis Prompts Nearly 6,000 Heat Complaints

NY Curbed reports that the city has been hammered heat complaints from tenants across from Harlem to Hollis the as the arctic chill continues to bring freezing temperatures across the Northeast. 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 Housing Development A Vote Away From Approval

Patch reports that a massive proposed development that would take up an entire East Harlem block is only one vote away from passing the city’s public review process. Continue Reading →

Study Says East Harlem And Other Housing Nonprofits Get Short End of Stick Under City

A chart showing that in the first two and a half years of the de Blasio administration, nine of ten development deals for public land went to for-profit developers.’

Over the past year, from East Harlem to Crown Heights, we’ve heard residents demand that when the city develops public land, that it partner with non-profit developers. Continue Reading →

Vacant Lots To Become More Than 400 ‘Affordable’ Homes From Harlem To Hollis

The city[easyazon_link identifier=”0117529443″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Department of Housing Preservation and Development[/easyazon_link] is teaming up with private developers to construct more than 400 below-market apartments and homes on vacant city-owned lots in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Harlem, the city announced Monday. Continue Reading →