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 →

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 →

Map Of Disappearing Subsidized Housing In NYC Addressed

affordable housing in harlem1Since 2012, a tenant protection group has helped restore 50,000 units of rent regulated housing in New York City that had been improperly deregulated, the New York Daily News reports. Continue Reading →

Brewer Ensures NYCHA Residents Are Heard In Albany

Brewer greets Manhattan public housing residents and leaders traveling to Albany this morningManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer sponsored a bus to Albany today, helping dozens of Manhattan public housing residents and leaders participate in Public Housing Advocacy Day at the state capitol. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio: “The Largest Two Year Job Gain in New York City History”

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013The City of New York today announced that based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for January 2016 provided by the New York State Department of Labor, New York City has reached a record 4.29 million total jobs. Continue Reading →

Prepare Your Home Now If You Plan To Sell It This Spring

spring cleaning in harlem

By Brendon DeSimone

Selling a home doesn’t happen overnight. To maximize your sale price, stand out from the competition and sell quickly, your home needs to go on the market in tip-top condition. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYC Residential Sales Market Finishes Strong In 2015

east-harlem sliderNew York City’s residential sales market rounded out a year of robust activity with slight growth in average sales prices and sales volume throughout the five boroughs in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)’s Fourth Quarter Residential Sales Report. 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 →

Harlem’s Levine And Others To Hold Landlord Accountable For Dangerous Conditions

mark levine 2Elected officials and advocates rallied in front of buildings run by Durst-owned BCB Management in upper Manhattan to show support for rent-stabilized tenants living under dangerous conditions. Continue Reading →