Mayor de Blasio Releases New Road Map To Build And Preserves 300,000 Affordable Housing

Mayor Bill de Blasio today released his “Housing New York 2.0” plan laying out new tools and programs to build and preserve affordable homes for 300,000 New York families – up from the previously announced goal of 200,000 homes. Continue Reading →

Lead Poisoning Lurks In Scores Of Neighborhoods From Harlem To Hollis

Reuters reports that in public health circles, New York City is known for its long war on lead poisoning. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Program To Save Mitchell-Lama Houses From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a new Mitchell-Lama Reinvestment Program to protect the long-term affordability of the City’s remaining Mitchell-Lama developments. Continue Reading →

Concrete Wall Collapses In Harlem Building

More than 100 firefighters helped clear rubble in Harlem after a building’s wall collapsed Thursday afternoon, an FDNY spokeswoman told source. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Using Diapers To Stop Bathroom Leak

Dorothy Muriel has lived inside the Polo Grounds in Harlem for nearly 40 years and she says her bathroom ceiling is falling in. Continue Reading →

Rats “Don’t Pay Rent … Fight” And More Have Taken Over The Jefferson Houses In Harlem

Aisha Smalls and her family live at the Wagner Houses on 115th Street and say the front entrance and walkways are being taken over by rodents. Continue Reading →

“Between The Lines: Stamped From The Beginning” By Ibram X. Kendi At The Schomburg

In historian Ibram X. Kendi’s critically acclaimed book Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, he chronicles the entire story of anti-black racist ideas and their staggering power over the course of American history. Continue Reading →

A Harlem Doctor Explains Why Housing Is More Important Than Anything Else

By Prabhjot Singh, MD, Ph.d,

I’m a doctor in East Harlem, where residents die, on average, 10 years earlier than their neighbors just a few blocks south on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Continue Reading →

3 Big Problems Plague Harlem River Houses

Brittany Hunter lives inside the Harlem River Houses and says there are so many problems in her building — and they start at the front door. Continue Reading →

A Rezoning Trojan Horse For East Harlem

In the ancient tale Aeneid of Virgil from the time of Augustus, an invading force of mercenaries arrived at the gates of Troy in a large wooden horse posed as a gift to gain favor with the residents to enter into and take over the unsuspecting populace. Continue Reading →

Harlem NYCHA Residents Bathe In Cold Water

Residents in a Harlem apartment say they haven’t taken a hot shower in months. Continue Reading →

Tiles Fall Onto Baby During Bath, Injuring His Face In Harlem

A baby’s routine bath led to a trip to the ER for one family in Harlem. The baby’s mother told Eyewitness News exclusively that it happened on Tuesday night and she blames building management. Continue Reading →

Harlem Residents At Wagner Houses Fed Up As Rodents Run Rampant

PX 11 reports that rodents are running rampant at the Wagner Houses and sending residents running at the same time. Continue Reading →

Cali Developer Turns Shipping Containers Into Harlem Homes For Veterans’ Housing

Cities across the U.S. are searching for new ways to add affordable housing stock to their lagging inventories for low- and middle-income residents as wages fail to keep pace with soaring rental and home prices. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Lets Young Residents Grow Healthy Food From Harlem To Hollis

Daily New reports that Public housing residents across the city are learning how to have a green thumb right in their own backyards. Continue Reading →