In Harlem Comptroller Stringer Announces Audit Of NYCHA Repairs

a51bcc61-163b-4580-a171-7f0402da6b0cOn 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. 

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Man Fatally Shot in East River Houses

east harlem housesA 22-year-old bicycle enthusiast was fatally shot in the chest and arm in the East River Houses Monday night, police said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Art Collective Tries to Better Community With Airbnb

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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.

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Harlem/Uptown Electeds Hold Tenants Rights Press Conference

rent law confernceWith 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.

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NYCHA’s New GM Meets Furious E. Harlem Tenants

nycha24n-1-webThe city Housing Authority’s new general manager made his public debut Thursday, and immediately stepped into a cauldron of resentment and anger. Continue Reading →