An intense snowstorm, the first of the season, didn’t hamper dozens of upset tenants from marching in lower Manhattan for affordable housing and rent reform Thursday. Residents… Read more “Housing Advocates Call for Statewide Rent Control”
A black vinyl banner hangs on a chain link fence across the street from the Bedford-Atlantic Armory shelter in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The banner, which depicts a… Read more “Quick Evic: A Landlord’s Counterpart to the Right to Counsel”
Several hotels have quietly been converted to temporary shelters, angering local residents and public officials.
New York Jets players Zach Sudfeld (left) and Ryan Quigley (right) prepare a turkey meal for diners at the Food Bank for New York City’s Harlem Kitchen. (Photo:… Read more “New York Jets Players Give Back By Serving Dinner at Food Bank in Harlem”
“This is a shelter,” Richard Williams said, dodging a gooey, red substance spilled across the floor. “This is a shelter,” he said again, louder this time, pointing… Read more “Fathers Find Friendship and Family in Shelter Support Group”
An ever-increasing income disparity, high rents and chronic shortage of apartments make affordable housing elusive for many New Yorkers. The rush to develop in an effort to remedy this shortage poses its own risk of changing the fabric of neighborhoods irreversibly. Here’s a look at the 10th largest city in the U.S.: the Bronx.
Synthetic marijuana or K2 is being marketed aggressively to youth