Today Thursday, March 8, 2018, the MTA testifies before the Council Committee on Transportation at its annual preliminary budget hearing for FY19. Below are opening remarks a prepared for delivery by Chair Ydanis Rodriguez. Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that 250 apartment buildings have been placed in the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Alternative Enforcement Program, an initiative that shines a spotlight on multi-family buildings whose owners have allowed them to fall into dangerous disrepair. Continue Reading →
Today, the de Blasio administration announced the launch of a new program to help small business owners with issues related to a business lease. Continue Reading →
The Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement is bringing a lawsuit against a Manhattan landlord who turned his four-story walkup into an illegal hotel through www.Airbnb.com.
Today, January 2, 2018, the Administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council announced a plan to bring permanent perimeter barriers, or “safety bollards”, to high-profile sites and to create a process to simplify their design and construction. Continue Reading →
As part of the City’s ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts, the Health Department today deployed First Deputy Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and three public health experts to Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →
The Health Department today released new vital statistics data on the number of people who have changed their gender marker on their birth certificate since 2014, when the Health Department and the City Council eased requirements for gender marker change applications. Continue Reading →
“Since adopting the nation’s most progressive affordable housing law last spring, the City has already approved developments with 4,500 affordable homes.