The Air Is Cleaner From Harlem To Hollis Than It Has Ever Been Since Monitoring Began

In recognition of Earth Day on Sunday, the Mayor announced the release of DOHMH’s latest New York City Community Air Survey (NYCCAS) results, which found continued improvements in air quality. Continue Reading →

Statement By Mayor de Blasio On The 50th Anniversary Of The Fair Housing Act From Harlem To Hollywood

Adopted 50 years ago today, the monumental Fair Housing Rights Act of 1968 sought to protect Americans from housing discrimination, whether renting, buying, or securing financing for a home. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Names Stanley Brezenhoff Interim Chair Of NYCHA From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Stanley Brezenoff will serve as Interim Chair of the New York City Housing Authority, succeeding Shola Olatoye who will depart the post at the end of April 2018. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Gabrielle Fialkoff Announce $400M Raised To Address Inequality

Today, Mayor de Blasio and Gabrielle Fialkoff, Senior Advisor to Mayor de Blasio and Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships, announced that over $400 million has been raised in private and philanthropic funding. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Upholds Water Board Credit For 664,000 NY Homeowners From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor Bill de Blasio today applauded yesterday’s decision from the New York Court of Appeals to uphold the Water Board’s issuance of credits to homeowners. Continue Reading →

Upper West Side Strategies Selected New Operator Of LifeSci NYC Internship Program

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the selection of Upper West Strategies (UWS), a NYC-based consulting firm that focuses on government and mission-driven clients, to develop and manage the LifeSci NYC internship program. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Measures To Protect Affordable Housing From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a plan to increase affordable-housing protections for the nearly 10,000 artists and other New Yorkers who live in lofts overseen by the Loft Board. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Initiative Pairing Vocational And Educational Opps From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Mayor de Blasio and, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships, announced a four-year $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to integrate child-care support and parent coaching into its services for young parents who are out-of-work and out-of-school. Continue Reading →

Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez Comments On de Blasio Fair Fix Plan For MTA

Standing alongside Mayor de Blasio as he announced his support for a Fair Fix Plan to fix the subways and fund reduced fares for lower income New Yorkers living in poverty, Harlem Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement: Continue Reading →

Slain NYPD Cop Shot In Harlem Honored With Street Naming

Nearly two years after NYPD cop Randolph Holder was fatally shot by a reputed gangbanger, hundreds of uniformed officers and family members joined together Friday to rename the Queens street where he grew up in his honor. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Gives de Blasio Ear Full At Town Hall (Video)

A Harlem senior citizen gave Mayor de Blasio an earful during a town hall meeting Wednesday night, screaming at the top of her lungs for him to provide “service now” and finally fix the neighborhood’s rickety infrastructure. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announced Sewer Credit For Over 53,000 Low-Income Homeowners

Mayor de Blasio today announced that more than 53,000 low-income homeowners are receiving an automatic $115 credit on their water and sewer bill. Continue Reading →

NYC Mayor’s Fund To Advance Fallen Heroes Relief Effort To Stand With The NYPD

The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City today announced that it is activating its Fallen Heroes Relief Effort following the tragic killing of Officer Miosotis Familia in the line of duty in the Bronx on the morning of July 5th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. Continue Reading →

Op-ed: Creating Environments For Success From Harlem To Hollis

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

School buildings are more than just structures made up of hallways and rooms, they are hubs for communities; and students and educators across New York City consider them a second home. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announce Release Poverty Measure Report In Harlem

The Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity – known until today as the Center for Economic Opportunity – today released its annual New York City Government Poverty Measure report, covering the years 2005-2015. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Grammy’s Return To NYC And The Benefits For All

After 15 years, the GRAMMY® Awards are at long last returning to New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced today along with Recording Academy President Neil Portnow, MSG Chairman James Dolan, and CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Adriano Espaillat And Others Speaks At Renaming Honoring Harry Belafonte (Video)

Mayor de Blasio delivers remarks and unveil a plaque alongside First Lady Chirlane McCray and Harry Belafonte and New York Public Library President & CEO Tony Marx at the renaming of the 115th Street Library to the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library. Continue Reading →