The 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 →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James, Comptroller Scott Stringer and a broad coalition of business, labor, and other leaders rallied today in support of New York City’s push to become the first city in the country to create a retirement savings program for private sector employees. Continue Reading →
On Thursday, November 5th, Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) hosted a successful keynote speaker and panel discussion for the event Black Business Matters: Achieving Economic Equality in Contracting in the Harlem Hospital Pavilion. Continue Reading →
Harlem Week holds Economic Development Day at the Second Annual Basil Paterson Awards Luncheon Honors that honors Paula Madison, Africa Channel and Former Diversity VP at NBC Michelle Roberts, Executive Director, National Basketball Players Assoc Wendy Lewis, Senior Vice President, Major League Baseball. Continue Reading →
On 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.