Mayor Bill And Chancellor Fariña Announce closure For The Lunar New Year

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls For Stronger Rent Laws

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio today called for stronger rent laws that will stem the loss of affordable apartments to deregulation. More than 35,000 affordable apartments have left rent regulation since it was last extended in 2011, putting enormous pressure on working families and pushing longtime tenants out of fast-gentrifying neighborhoods. Continue Reading →