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SCRIE/DRIE Workshop 🏡

Speaker Corey Johnson is hosting a workshop with the Mayor's Public Engagement Unit (PEU) aimed at helping seniors and people with disabilities apply for SCRIE (Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption) and DRIE (Disability Rent Increase Exemption). This program helps eligible senior citizens (aged 62 and over) and tenants with qualifying disabilities stay in affordable housing by freezing their rent. Read More

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Dept. of Buildings' Real-Time Map of After-Hours Construction Work

The Department has released a map of after-hours construction work going on throughout the city.  The public can now review and see where permits have been granted and see why.  Click here for more info and a link to the map! Read More

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14th Street Busway General Public Survey

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) would like to understand how the new 14th Street Transit & Truck Priority Pilot Project (commonly referred to as the ‘busway’) has affected the people who live, work, and spend time in the area. Your participation in this survey is voluntary, and the information you provide will be kept anonymous. The survey will take a few minutes to complete.    Read More

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Empire State of Film Event - Dec. 10 at F.I.T.

The Governor's Office of Motion Picture & Television Development is hosting an exciting event on December 10 at 6:30 at the Fashion Institute of Technology  -  “A Conversation With Donna Zakowska” Costume Designers Guild and Emmy Award-Winning Costume Designer for Amazon Prime Video’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Read More

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Applications for CB Membership Now Open!

Applications for Community Board membership on one of Manhattan's 12 Community Boards is now open.  If you are interested in getting involved in your local community, look no further.  Click here for a link to the application.  Act quickly because the deadline is January 21st, 2020 at 5pm! Read More

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Coat and Sock Drive!

In partnership with New York Cares, Council Member Keith Powers' office is accepting donations of coats and socks for New Yorkers in need this season.  The drive is active from now till December 15th.  Details at this link! Read More

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