De Blaso, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Provide Legal Council For All Low-Income Tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court. 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 →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Joslyn Carter To Head The Department Of Homeless Services

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Joslyn Carter as Administrator of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), which is now part of the Department of Social Services. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce IDNYC Free In 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced IDNYC will remain free in 2017, and is now processing full enrollments under a new policy that does not involve the retention of cardholders’ personal background documents. Continue Reading →

Get Paid To Host “Home For the Holidays” In Your House In Harlem

homeless in harlemThe city will now pay Harlemites and New Yorkers to take in their homeless friends and family members for up to a year under the new program “Home for the Holidays” that launched this week, the NYC Dept. of Homeless Services (DHS) announced. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds And Others Support Mayor de Blasio’s Tenant Support Unit

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the newly created Tenant Support Unit resolved its 1,000th tenant case since it launched in July 2015, keeping tenants in their homes and protecting affordable housing in fast-changing neighborhoods.  Continue Reading →

NYC Plans $3 Billion Homelessness From Harlem To Hollis

trash24u-7-webNew York City, in what will mark the single biggest investment of the de Blasio administration to fight homelessness, plans to create 15,000 additional units of housing that will be paired with social-service support, an initiative estimated to cost about $3 billion. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Homelessness Services

harlemless in harlemMayor Bill de Blasio today announced $12.3 million on homelessness prevention services to expand free legal representation in Housing Court and help thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis facing eviction or harassment stay in their homes. Continue Reading →