HPD Reminds Property Owners To Register Properties With The City

affordable housing in harlem1New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been reminds property owners and managing agents of multifamily residential buildings and certain one- and two- family homes of their obligation to annually register their properties with HPD. Continue Reading →

HPD And SBS Celebrate 2016 Class Of MWBE Grads

recieptiants1New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been and New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop were joined by for-profit and non-profit partners. Continue Reading →

5 Tips To Increase Child Safety From Harlem To Hollis

Gordon Parks - A woman and her dog in the Harlem section 1943As the weather gets warmer and people begin to open their window at home, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind New Yorkers that properly installed window guards are a critical safety measure to prevent children from falling out of open windows. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds And Others Support Mayor de Blasio’s Tenant Support Unit

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the newly created Tenant Support Unit resolved its 1,000th tenant case since it launched in July 2015, keeping tenants in their homes and protecting affordable housing in fast-changing neighborhoods.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Others Demand Lower Income Apartments And Inclusionary Housing

mark levine 2The City Council held its first day of hearings Tuesday on mandatory inclusionary housing, a major citywide policy that will mandate affordable units in all new developments planned on rezoned land. Continue Reading →

HPD Urges Harlemites To Prevent Avoidable Tragedies

image005As the weather gets warmer, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind Harlemites that properly installed window guards are an important safety measure to prevent children from falling out of open windows from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →