These days, when New Yorkers of all stripes are having a hard time finding a place to live that fits in their budgets, the City Museum is shining a lens on the City’s long history of affordable housing activism from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →
On Monday, July 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM, NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, hosted a brief press conference on the corner of 125th Street and Amsterdam in Harlem to announce that his audit will reveal tens of thousands of backlogged repairs from Harlem to Hollis at NYCHA.
A 22-year-old bicycle enthusiast was fatally shot in the chest and arm in the East River Houses Monday night, police said. Continue Reading →
Airbnb isn’t all bad. Actually, when the site is used as it was intended, it can be pretty cool. Case in point, an artist collective in East Harlem is utilizing the site to rent out two rooms in its five-bedroom apartment and uses a portion of the proceeds to fund free art workshops for area residents, DNAinfo reports.
With rent laws set to expire Monday; Harlem electeds State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Ranking Member of the Senate’s Housing Committee, Councilman Mark Levine, Co-Chair of the City Council’s Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force, and Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez, held a press conference.
The city Housing Authority’s new general manager made his public debut Thursday, and immediately stepped into a cauldron of resentment and anger. Continue Reading →