Get Paid To Host “Home For the Holidays” In Your House In Harlem

homeless in harlemThe city will now pay Harlemites and New Yorkers to take in their homeless friends and family members for up to a year under the new program “Home for the Holidays” that launched this week, the NYC Dept. of Homeless Services (DHS) announced. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senior Building Plagued By Problems

lord-white-hoses-in-harlemCarl Joseph is worried for his 79-year-old mother and the dozens of other seniors who live at the Gaylord White Houses on 104th street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

New Data Disproves The Myth That Affordable Housing Lowers The Value Of Your Home

affordable housing in harlem1The standard argument against affordable housing is pretty simple: It lowers a neighborhood’s home prices. Here’s the thing, though: The data doesn’t support it. Continue Reading →

Bad Landlords From Harlem To Hollis Are Not Paying Their $34 Mil Rent

Scott_StringerThe Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) – the agency that promotes the construction and preservation of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income New Yorkers – has failed to collect tens of millions of dollars in fines from landlords, a new audit released by New York City Scott M. Stringer shows. Continue Reading →

Rosa And Others Receive Generosity At 5K Run/Walk Riverside Park In Harlem

gen1Rosa and her family were shown Generosity NYC in a multi-charity 5K Run/Walk that took place on Sunday, November 13th, 2016 in New York City’s Riverside Park at 104th Street in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Woman Shot In Harlem Public Housing Building Elevator

man-shoots-in-harlem-housing-elevatorA woman was sent to the hospital Sunday suffering from a gunshot wound to her leg after a man shot up an elevator in a Harlem apartment building, police told source. Continue Reading →

‘We Have a Building in Crisis’: Tenants in City-Owned Harlem Building Live Without Heat, Hot Water

tenats-campign-in-harlemEthel Powell, a 98-year-old resident of 161 W. 140th Street, worries that at her age she might have an accident heating up water on her stove. Continue Reading →

Thousands Of NYCHA Tenants From Harlem To Hollis Struggle Without Gas

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The Daily News reported last week that over 400 apartments at the Ulysses S. Grant Houses in Harlem have been without gas since August 2016 — and service won’t be restored until early November 2016. Continue Reading →

Don’t Gimme Shelter: East Harlem’s Righteous Anger

homeless in harlem1Harlem World Magazine supports NYPost board on this issue:

In an article by NYPost reports that we don’t blame East Harlemites in the least for being up in arms over City Hall’s move to drop another homeless shelter on their neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Development At 320 West 135th Street In Harlem (Update)

320-west-135th-street-777x406Central Harlem is soon going to have one fewer vacant lot. Developer Rafael Santandreu hopes to build a nine-story, mixed-use building at the corner of 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, next to the 135th Street stop on the B and C trains. Continue Reading →