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NYC launches free tenant resource portal to help renters avoid eviction

New York City renters have access to online resources to help prevent evictions and keep them stably housed with a newly launched tenant resource portal.

COVID-19 pandemic leads to rise in rental scams

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating uncertainty as eviction moratoriums come to an end, officials are warning renters about the uptick in rental scams targeted at New Yorkers desperately looking for affordable housing.

As moratorium ends, evictions predicted to go up

As an economic crisis continues coupling with the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say that moratoriums on evictions are expiring soon which will lead to mass numbers of people who won’t have a place to live.

Activists and elected officials to Cuomo: sign Safe Harbor Act

Housing activists and elected officials want New York State Gov. Cuomo to do them a solid and pass reform to keep them home.

Millions in NYPD funding moving to NYCHA as part of new budget

Millions in funding will be shifted from the NYPD and to the New York City Housing Authority, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

Advocates rally to demand housing justice for the formerly incarcerated

Formerly incarcerated leaders, advocacy organizations and elected officials held a rally organized by Community Alternatives outside of the Manhattan Detention Center demanding housing justice for formerly incarcerated New Yorkers.

Eric Garner's mother speaks on anti-chokehold law

“I swore on the day my son was murdered I would not stop until I get justice,” said Gwen Carr Saturday after the Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act was signed into law in New York

Bronx residents hit the streets to protest against police violence

As protests around the city over the police killing of George Floyd continue, hundreds of demonstrators made their way down the Grand Concourse in the Bronx on Sunday, June 7, for the “We All We Got, We All We Need” ...

Protesters in Harlem rally, march against 'stolen lives and looted dreams'

Hundreds of people gathered in Harlem Saturday for a peaceful rally and march against police brutality.

PHOTOS: NYC joins national protests

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota police, New Yorkers were among the hundreds of thousands who took to the streets in outrage.

Human rights implications triggers nationwide protests

Chants of “no justice, no peace” and “prosecute the police,” continue from protesters across the United States.

Protest march held in Newark for Ahmaud Arbery

The activist group People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) held a protest in Newark at the Lincoln Monument in response to the shooting death of the unarmed 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, GA

Mortgage Relief and COVID-19 Scams: What you need to know

Unfortunately, during times of hardship, families are often targeted by fraud artists attempting to take advantage of those needing assistance.

Directions given to law enforcement on unlawful evictions during coronavirus pandemic

New York Attorney General Letitia James provided direction to law enforcement departments throughout the state so they have clear guidance on how to protect the public from unlawful evictions both during the coronavirus pandemic public health crisis and into the ...

Cuomo executive order freezes evictions, but New Yorkers want to freeze rent

For rent-burdened New Yorkers, last week’s news from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo was a start. Not the start they hoped for, but a start, nonetheless.

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