Public Advocate Letitia James, Assemblyman Keith Wright and Councilman Jumaane Williams blasted State Senate Republicans and Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a large pro-tenant rally in Manhattan’s Foley Square this evening. 583 more words
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Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today the formation of a new, 14-member “Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force” consisting of council members whose districts have hemorrhaged rent-regulated apartments—and several of which are targeted for “upzoning” for greater development under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s… 637 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York City Council has taken the first step to crack down on used car dealers.
A measure passed 49-0 requires the advertised price of a used car on a dealer’s lot to accurately reflect the total purchase price, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported. 144 more words
Members of the City Council’s committees on contracts and housing today clashed with Vicki Been, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, over whether the mayor’s… 674 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Cars are running through red lights and barely missing each other according to people living near one Brooklyn intersection.
They say it’s happening all too often, but their complaints may be going unheard. 258 more words