City Proposes Swallowing Inwood Library With Affordable Housing Development

Officials from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) proposed a drastic redevelopment of the Inwood Library into a public-private development featuring affordable housing units stacked on top of a renovated library. Continue Reading →

NYC’s First Micro Apartment Buildings, May Be In Harlem’s Crystal Ball

micro-apartmentsIn a project that might give some insight into the future of Harlem real estate, the de Blasio Administration today joined Monadnock Development and the Lower East Side People’s Mutual Housing Association to celebrate the completion of Carmel Place, New York’s first micro-unit apartment building. Continue Reading →

Officials And Development Partners Gather For Opening Of PS 186

G:Valerio SibonaNew folderwireframe 2.pdfOfficials and development partners will gather to announce the opening of The Residences at PS 186, a 79 unit mixed-use affordable housing development, co-located with a new 11,302 square feet state-of-the art clubhouse for the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem (BGCH). Continue Reading →

Residents, Officials, HCCI And Partners Celebrate HCCI New Home In Harlem

hcci1Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI), and partners to celebrate the grand opening of the Rev. Dr. Charles A. Curtis Plaza located at 260 West 153rd Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

HPD Reminds Property Owners To Register Properties With The City

affordable housing in harlem1New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been reminds property owners and managing agents of multifamily residential buildings and certain one- and two- family homes of their obligation to annually register their properties with HPD. Continue Reading →

HPD And SBS Celebrate 2016 Class Of MWBE Grads

recieptiants1New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been and New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop were joined by for-profit and non-profit partners. 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 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 →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Others Demand Lower Income Apartments And Inclusionary Housing

mark levine 2The City Council held its first day of hearings Tuesday on mandatory inclusionary housing, a major citywide policy that will mandate affordable units in all new developments planned on rezoned land. Continue Reading →

HPD Urges Harlemites To Prevent Avoidable Tragedies

image005As the weather gets warmer, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind Harlemites that properly installed window guards are an important safety measure to prevent children from falling out of open windows from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →