Members of the recently formed Housing Coalition Against Downsizing gathered Tuesday night to discuss a potential lawsuit against the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to prevent the downsizing of Section 8 housing.
The rally, at Stonehenge Village on 97th Street near Amsterdam Avenue, comes as Public Advocate Letitia James said that her office will file a complaint against Stonehenge, which owns and manages 22 residential properties in the city.
Helen Rosenthal, the City Council member for District 6, is pledging to make changes to a controversial homeless shelter on West 95th Street.
The plan, which aims to drastically reduce traffic fatalities across the city, echoes various proposals put forth by city and state politicians over the past month.
Borough President Gale Brewer wants to make data about the city’s government more accessible, a move that could benefit local community boards.
The Department of Transportation unveiled plans for extensive safety changes to the 96th Street and Broadway intersection at a public meeting with Community Board 7 on Thursday night.
At District 7 City Council member Mark Levine’s inauguration Sunday, local politicians and residents spoke of his need to unite the diverse neighborhoods of his district.
City Council member Gale Brewer has called on the Department of Transportation to apply for federal funding to expand its bike-share program to the Upper West Side.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio won the Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday night, but it was unclear early Wednesday whether he would avoid a runoff election.
Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion—and the approval process that made it possible—is a point of contention in the competitive race for Manhattan borough president.
Mar 11, 11:03am
Hello Barnard! This year Shaft’s got you covered–we will be posting lottery analysis and housing strategy for all. While Barnard’s lottery is way simpler, easier to use, and more streamlined... Read More
Mar 10, 11:09pm
Did you miss the Barnard Student Government Association representative council meeting on Monday night? Barnard beat chief Emma Goss brings you the four things you need to know: SGA focused on campus... Read More
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