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Stringer calls on NYCHA to protect tenants during winter months amid COVID-19

Comptroller Scott M. Stringer is calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYCHA Chair and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Russ to address alarming ventilation deficiencies and other conditions in NYCHA buildings that leave residents vulnerable to a potential second wave ...

Brooklyn BP demands assistance for NYCHA tenants after lead paint found in 9,000 apartments

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined a family who has been directly impacted by exposure to lead paint in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development to demand the agency provide immediate assistance for families who have been exposed ...

Breonna Taylor's family holds NYC rally

Families of loved ones who’ve been killed by police officers came together today in a massive rally encouraging citizens to get out and vote.

CDC greenlights evictions despite continued pandemic

Landlords can resume eviction proceedings after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued clarifications to a previous executive order from President Donald Trump.

NYC rent increased by 34.4% since 2010

Along with housing prices, rental prices have risen dramatically in the last decade.

Cuomo extends moratorium on COVID-related residential evictions until Jan. 1

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the State's Tenant Safe Harbor Act is being expanded until Jan. 1, 2021 to protect additional residential tenants from eviction if they are suffering financial hardship during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Protesting NYC and helpful NYC

As New York City’s school year was set to start, area educators demonstrated against the muddled back-to-school/hybrid/remote education policy of Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza

CDC directs halt to renter evictions to prevent virus spread

The Trump administration has issued a directive halting the eviction of certain renters through the end of 2020 to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus

Created Equal: Are reparations owed to Blacks barred from buying property?

Levittown, Long Island was set up, from its inception in 1947, to leave Black Americans out.

Reparations rally held in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) participated in the National Reparations Day Rally on Saturday, Aug. 15, near the corner of Broad and Market Streets in Newark.

Thousands of NYC apartments empty due to exodus to suburbs

In Manhattan, where an apartment is typically gone in a New York minute, more than 13,000 units are sitting empty, according to a new report by Miller Samuel and real estate giant Douglas Elliman.

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.