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Landlord-tenant mediation program launched | Bronx Free Press

A new program aims to provide housing security to tenants across the city facing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting immediately, the Citywide Landlord-Tenant Mediation Project will serve hundreds of New Yorkers each month by addressing rent-related issues…

“When the nation bleeds, Harlem hemorrhages” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Black business matters too. A recent virtual panel discussion delved into the experience of Black restaurant and bar owners in New York City. With the national spotlight focused on racial equality, entrepreneurs called on New Yorkers…

Tenants push for rent freeze amid pandemic | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Lena Meléndez is waiting. Meléndez wrote her landlord a letter asking if there would be a grace period for April rent in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing state-mandated PAUSE restrictions. “I’m still waiting…

Cheers for the rezoning win | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The din on Dyckman was real. Christmas came early this year for Inwood residents who oppose the city’s attempt to rezone their neighborhood. Word came on December 19 that Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Verna Saunders had…

Landmark deal reached for rent reform | Manhattan Times

The state legislature has reached a landmark agreement to renew New York’s rent laws and expand tenant protections. Key components of the deal include a permanent extension of the rent regulation laws, which were set to expire on June…

New complex rises in West Harlem | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen From bread rising to ground breaking. Another building will ascend into the West Harlem skyscape. The Taystee Building will feature 350,000-square-feet of space for organizations devoted to the life sciences, technology, nonprofits and the arts. Developed…