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Ralliers gather outside of Rent Guidelines Board hearing on price hike in rent-stabilized homes

Community Action for Safe Apartments

  Ralliers gathered in the Bronx along the Grand Concourse following a public hearing at Hostos Community College on the proposed price hike for rent-stabilized homes in New York City. The suggested increases are between 2%-5% for one-year ...


Tenants Take Over Bronx and Brooklyn Housing Courts, Protesting Lack of Lawyers

Community Action for Safe Apartments

Tenants Take Over Bronx and Brooklyn Housing Courts, Protesting Lack of Lawyers Sam Rabiyah and Jonathan Custodio, The City This article was originally published on May 31 3:43pm EDT by THE CITY Tenant advocates protested outside Brooklyn ...


Building a Safer Future with Learn to Swim and Lifeguard Opportunities

New Settlement

In the heart of The Bronx, New Settlement is making waves by tackling two significant challenges head-on: the lifeguard shortage and the disparities in swimming abilities among different racial and ethnic groups. Through comprehensive learn-to-swim ...


Creating New Connections

Community Health Initiatives

After moving to New York from Houston, Texas for college, I wanted to find a way to get more involved in the NYC community. Growing up with my immigrant grandmother who lived in a food ...


Bronx residents rally to demand rent-controlled community

Community Action for Safe Apartments

Originally published by News 12 The Bronx, May 24, 2023 Some Bronx residents are making their voices heard ahead of an upcoming community public hearing, asking for a rent-controlled community. This comes as protesters, many of whom ...


How to get mental health help in NYC public schools

Parent Action Committee

May 4, 5:00am EDT This is part of an ongoing collaborative series between Chalkbeat, THE CITY, and ProPublica investigating learning differences, special education, and other education challenges in city schools. As the pandemic upended our understanding of education’s role ...


Highbridge tenants on rent strike file lawsuit against landlord

Community Action for Safe Apartments

Originally published May 2, 2023 via Brooklyn News 12   A group of Highbridge tenants currently on a rent strike say they aren’t giving up in their fight to get safer living conditions and have filed a lawsuit against ...

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