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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…

New COVID-19 rental assistance | Bronx Free Press

It’s help for home. An emergency rental assistance program to assist New Yorkers who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been announced. Designed to keep low-income tenants in their homes, the COVID Rent Relief Program will provide…

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…

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UC Must-Reads: Zoning & Racialized Displacement In NYC

A blockbuster new report paints a damning picture of how city-led rezonings in the past have led to the displacement of a significant number of Black and Latino residents of those neighborhoods. The study also emphasizes the crucial need…

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…

05/04/19: The Fight For Inwood – A Film Screening/Q&A

The struggle continues. Please come out to the Church of the Good Shepherd auditorium on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for rezoning updates as well as a film screening. This event will help raise additional funds for that lawsuit if…