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Last Remaining Mitchell-Lama Property In Neighborhood, Could Be At-Risk; Lawmakers Urge HUD To Preserve Affordability For Hundreds Of Units At Lakeview Apartments

Due to Lakeview’s Unique Proximity to Central Park, Its Street Rent Value Along Fifth Ave is Significantly Higher Than Its Market Rent Value in East Harlem; Lawmakers are Fighting to Keep Lakeview Affordable and Keep Families and Seniors in Their Homes Schumer, Espaillat Say HUD Should Ensure Lakeview Apartment’s Affordability By Matching Street Rent NOT […]

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Willis Avenue Bridge 15-Minute Full Bridge Closures

The NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will test the Willis Avenue Bridge’s hydraulic drive. As a result, intermittent 15-minute closures will take place week nights from Monday, March 20 until Friday, April 7, 2017 between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. Each test may occur only after the previous full test […]

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East Harlem Walks Request for Proposals – Building Healthy Communities

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative, is currently accepting proposals for community-based organizations and groups interested in activating the East Harlem Community Walking Trail. Building Healthy Communities, a New York City Mayoral initiative, aims to improve community health outcomes in 12 neighborhoods […]

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Union Settlement selected to receive funds under the Criminal Justice Investment Initiative

Union Settlement: Youth Opportunity Hub Grantee February 28, 2017 In February 2017, Union Settlement was selected to receive funds under the Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) in response to the Manhattan District Attorney Office’s request for proposals to establish Youth Opportunity Hubs serving East Harlem, Central and West Harlem, Washington Heights, and the Lower East Side. […]

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