Policy Issues

Education

Easing of School Crowding Procedures Questioned by New York City Council

Original Media Source: City Limits – photo John McCarten/City Council More than three years ago, the new PS 77 opened on Webster...

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Education

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Richard A. Carranza as Schools Chancellor

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Richard A. Carranza as New York City’s next Schools Chancellor. As Superintendent of the...

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Education

‘Sex and the City’ Star and Public Schools Advocate Cynthia Nixon Launches Bid for N.Y. Governor

‘Sex and the City’ star and public schools advocate Cynthia Nixon launches bid for N.Y. governor Originally posted on Chalkbeat by...

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Housing

NYC LAUNCHES NEW MODULAR CONSTRUCTION PILOT PROGRAM FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

NEW YORK, NY – New York City Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer announced today the release...

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HousingSeniors

Opening of France Goldin Senior Apartments on Manhattan’s Lower East Side

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced the opening of the Frances Goldin Senior Apartments, a 100 percent affordable project with 99 homes...

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Housing

NYC Legalized Basement Apartment Program Starting in East New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio has included $5.7 million in the NYC preliminary budget, to fund a basement apartment pilot program, starting in East...

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Housing

NYC Launches New Housing Portal for Information on Rent Freeze, Affordable Housing and More

New York City recently launched a Housing Portal, which provides links to information on affordable housing, rent freeze program for...

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Health

A $300 Million Cancer Center Is Being Built In East Harlem

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and...

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HousingSeniors

New York City Doubles Planned Senior Housing to 30,000 Affordable Homes

“Seniors First,” 3RD initiative of expanded 300,000-home housing plan, will make 15,000 more homes age-friendly,’ build...

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Health

Medicare / Medicaid Information & Enrollment Session in Brooklyn Saturday Nov 4 at the Healthy NYC Expo

Saturday, November 4, 2017, during the Healthy NYC Expo, residents of Brooklyn are invited to come out to a Free Medicare / Medicaid...

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