Bad Landlords From Harlem To Hollis Are Not Paying Their $34 Mil Rent

Scott_StringerThe Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) – the agency that promotes the construction and preservation of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income New Yorkers – has failed to collect tens of millions of dollars in fines from landlords, a new audit released by New York City Scott M. Stringer shows. Continue Reading →

‘We Have a Building in Crisis’: Tenants in City-Owned Harlem Building Live Without Heat, Hot Water

tenats-campign-in-harlemEthel Powell, a 98-year-old resident of 161 W. 140th Street, worries that at her age she might have an accident heating up water on her stove. Continue Reading →

5 Tips To Increase Child Safety From Harlem To Hollis

Gordon Parks - A woman and her dog in the Harlem section 1943As the weather gets warmer and people begin to open their window at home, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind New Yorkers that properly installed window guards are a critical safety measure to prevent children from falling out of open windows. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s P.S. 186 Affordable Units Will Rent From $508

PS186 Residential Entry RenderingP.S. 186 in Harlem is in the midst of a transformation from dilapidated, abandoned building to a $48.6 million mixed-use development, with a focus on low- to middle-income housing. Continue Reading →