The COVID Crisis: The New York City Health Department Releases New COVID-19 Data

As the City continues to confront the disparities of COVID-19, the Health Department today released an updated COVID-19 data page detailing additional demographic information about how the outbreak is affecting New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces COVID-19 Heat Wave Plan To Protect Vulnerable From Harlem Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today announced a COVID-19 Heat Wave Plan to keep vulnerable New Yorkers cool and safe at home, create safer summer cooling options and prevent and respond to power outages. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Harlem’s Senator Benjamin Distributes Hand Sanitizer And Masks To NYCHA Residents

To fight racial disparities in COVID-19, Senator Benjamin Benjamin partnered with community and faith-based organizations to distribute New York State hand sanitizer and masks to NYCHA tenants across northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio To Ask Feds About NYCHA Rent Freeze From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to ask federal officials to consider a rent moratorium for the city’s public housing residents as the city grapples with the economic toll of the new coronavirus. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And NYC Health + Hospitals Expand Appointment-Only COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Mayor de Blasio and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced expanded, appointment-only COVID-19 testing capacity across 10 acute-care hospitals, seven Gotham Health community-based health centers, and 4 drive-thru test sites. Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer’s Update: From Harlem To Houston Tuesday Update 3-17-20

Friends,

In times like these, we need some lightheartedness. Frederick Douglass Houses (and NYCHA) resident Samantha (Sam) Diaz, 20, appeared on American Idol last night.

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100+ Organizations Urge de Blasio To Issue Eviction Moratorium And Close Housing Courts

Over 100 organizations across the city, spearheaded by the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition, sent a letter to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to issue a citywide eviction moratorium. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Residents Return To Court To Regulate Their Own Housing Conditions From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, February 6, 2020, the resident-led Holmes-Isaacs Coalition will return to civil court to demand that City agencies do their part in monitoring and regulating conditions. Continue Reading →