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CLOTH leader discusses Inwood development project | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Uptown residents witnessed a jolting sight in May, as the former Inwood Library building was demolished. After a giant excavator pounded the building’s facade into rubble, it became abundantly clear that the rezoning of Inwood was…

Legal aid for tenants expanded | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Yoselyn Gómez remembers the fear of entering housing court on her own. Threatened with eviction by her landlord in 2015, she appeared in court to plead her case without legal representation, as she could not afford…

Court allows Inwood rezoning to proceed | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The rezoning will proceed. New York State’s highest court has declined to hear a request by Inwood residents and business owners to stop the city’s attempt to rezone parts of the neighborhood. On Monday morning, the…

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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…