“As businesses evolve to meet changing consumer preferences, it has become clear that zoning regulations too often put up real, often unnecessary obstacles for businesses looking to make these necessary pivots as a matter of survival.”
The Dept. of Buildings has the power to offer a mediated resolution to landlords who don’t comply with the city’s building emissions law, bypassing fines if they promise to get back on track. But lawyers fear the provision leaves the door open for DOB to evoke it too freely, and question whether the agency has the staff capacity to monitor such deals.
El representante demócrata de California Robert García, junto con algunos miembros del Caucus Hispano enviaron una carta pidiendo que las traducciones de documentos migratorios sean realizadas internamente por la oficina del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración (USCIS por sus siglas en inglés).
“It will happen again. It’s not a matter of if, but when. The average building age in New York City is around 90 years, and we’re grappling with a shortage of building inspectors as well as an ongoing housing crisis—giving building owners little to no incentive to address violations.”
City Limits looks back at a story from its March 1985 issue exploring early development plans for the Hunters Point waterfront, at the time home to just 5,000 residents—what the author described as a “developer’s dream.”
Margaret Perkins and Pete Sikora |
“Blue cities and states have much more pension fund money than red states. As the saying goes, money talks. It’s time for Comptroller Lander to put money that he manages where his mouth is. New Yorkers need him to fight for our interests at least as hard as red state politicians fight for the oil and gas corporations.”
Friday marked the final day of operations at 1365 Jerome Ave. in Mount Eden, where Human Resources Administration staff helped New Yorkers apply for food, Medicaid and cash assistance.
“The occupational segregation and income inadequacy rampant across our state today is the direct consequence of policies that have intentionally excluded and marginalized people of color and women and undervalued their labor, especially in care-oriented industries like education, childcare, healthcare and human services more broadly.”
In a motion set to be filed Wednesday in state court, the legislative body asks to join a recently-filed lawsuit against Mayor Eric Adams’ administration, seeking to compel implementation of several laws passed over mayoral veto.
For NYCHA tenants, choosing between PACT, Preservation Trust and Section 9 is a decision that can impact the future of their homes. Some seniors from Bronx River Addition haven’t seen theirs in over a year.