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State hosts housing forum | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s honing in on housing. The New York State Division of Human Rights will host a town hall on changes in the state’s human rights laws, specifically focused on housing concerns. The meeting will be held…

09/25/19: Know Your Rights: Housing

With the new changes in the law, it’s more important than ever to stay up-to-date on New York City Housing Rights. Please join the WaHI Chamber on Wednesday, September 25th from 6 – 8pm at 530 West 166th St.,…

The Little Red Lighthouse

Op-Led: Hudson Heights Doesn’t Exist

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Don’t get me wrong I LOVE the NY Times but I am just not rocking with the Hudson Heights moniker for the more affluent parts of Washington Heights. Just from the title of the piece…

Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

By Rep. Adriano Espaillat In 2016, the city of New York built or preserved 21,963 affordable apartments, making it the best year for advancing affordable housing the city has seen in decades. While our city’s progress on this important…

Sunset Over Church Washington Heights & Inwood

Eviction Fiction | Manhattan Times

BY Gregg McQueen Jacinta Duran was shocked after opening her mail one day this past February. Duran, who lives in a rent-controlled apartment on Sherman Avenue in Inwood, received a notice stating that she needed to vacate her apartment…

El Barrio - Harlem

A Garden Party | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photos by Gregg McQueen and Cristóbal Vivar The hardhats had a feast. A 12-story affordable housing complex in East Harlem is one step closer to completion, as construction on Acacia Gardens, a 179-unit building created…

“We need justice,” says Noel Romero with his wife Alicia.

“It’s not safe here” | Manhattan Times

Tenants fight back against dangerous living conditions Story and photos by Gregg McQueen Noel Romero feels uneasy in his own home. The Inwood resident, who lives at 3852 Tenth Avenue, is one of numerous tenants at the building who…

Video: Inside The Harlem Home of Neil Patrick Harris

Last year, actor Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka invited Architectural Digest to their absolutely stunning Harlem townhouse. This time around, Vogue takes us on a tour of the place while submitting Harris to some of the most random questions…