"We are facing many challenges in Northern Manhattan, the most troublesome being the impacts of the Coronavirus. Our community has been declared a yellow-zone and as a community, we must continue doing our part to keep each other safe. We will continue working alongside local organizations to ensure we are delivering the food
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will be holding a press conference to discuss the recent New York Court of Appeals decision to reject a motion to appeal an appellate panel's reinstatement of the Inwood rezoning. The decision comes after the Northern Manhattan is Not for Sale appealed an appellate panel's reinstatement of the rezoning back in July.
Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.
NYS OASAS Announces Approximately $24 Million in Funding to Expand Addiction Treatment Facilities in...
The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) today announced approximately $24 million in capital funding for expansions of addiction treatment facilities in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes Regions. The Binghamton Evaluation Center is receiving more than $13 million to add 50 new stabilization and rehabilitation beds, and the Rochester Evaluation Center for Medically Supervised
Federal assistance can be an important resource for Californians with uninsured or underinsured property damage due to the recent wildfires. Survivors in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties have until Dec.
CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 84,000 WORKERS IN OCTOBER, BUT GROWING NUMBER OF PROJECT CANCELLATIONS RISKS...
Both Residential and Nonresidential Contractors Added Jobs in October, but Total Construction Employment Remains 3.9 Percent Below February Peak as Pandemic Continues to Depress Demand
In response to the devastation caused by Oregon wildfires and straight-line winds beginning Sept. 7 and continuing, FEMA has extended the period for soliciting property owners to participate in Multi-Family Lease and Repair (MLR)
Despite our important focus on COVID-19, lead safety in the home remains a high priority for all Americans. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $9.4 million to 13 universities and public health organizations to improve our understanding of the longer term
Transportation Chairman Rodriguez Introduces Bills Suspending Certain Parking Violations Given to New Yorkers And...
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Introduced two bills aimed to help New Yorkers and essential workers during these challenging times. The first bill is in relation to suspending parking violations issued to essential workers during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. "No monetary liability shall be imposed upon essential workers for any parking violation issued from the effective date of the COVID-19 state disaster emergency through September 30, 2020.
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP), in partnership with the United States Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC), advises New Yorkers to “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” during Fire Prevention Month.
Most people desire to have a home of their own, but only a few can truly afford it, but with a USDA Rural housing loan, your dreams of becoming a home owner can be achieved. This program is backed by the United States Department of Agriculture and is widely popular.
Transportation Chairman Rodriguez and Brooklyn Borough President Call On The Federal Government To Rescue...
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will be distributing face masks to the surrounding Northern Manhattan community. The recent rising COVID-19 cases have prompted many electeds and community leaders to increase PPE distribution to ensure every New Yorkers is protected.
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE ANNOUNCES NEW ROCHELLE DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION INITIATIVE RECEIVES AMERICAN...
The New York State Department of State today announced the New Rochelle Downtown Revitalization Initiative recently received the Meritorious Achievement Award from the American Planning Association New York Metro (APA-NYM). New York State Secretary of State Rossana Rosado accepted the award, along with New Rochelle Mayor Noah Bramson and the consultant VHB Senior Planner Jill Gallant
If you lost your home or sustained other losses because of wildfires in Lassen or Tulare counties Aug. 14-Sept. 26, 2020, you may be eligible for assistance from FEMA. This applies to survivors of the Sheep Fire and W-5 Cold Springs Fire in Lassen County and Tulare
FEMA approved $3,506,087 in federal funding to the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) for Emergency Protective Measures as a result of the major disaster declaration for the state’s COVID-19 Pandemic.
New York Department of State Announces Appalachian Regional Commission Now Accepting Applications for Grants...
The New York Department of State today announced the availability of $10 million in grants through an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) initiative to address the substance abuse crisis by creating or expanding a recovery ecosystem leading to workforce entry or re-entry.
New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner RoAnn Destito today announced that OGS is celebrating is 60th birthday with an online exhibit titled “OGS: Stronger at 60.” The virtual exhibit at www.ogs.ny.gov takes viewers from the beginning of agency operations on October 1, 1960, through its participation in New York State’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic this year.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the New York State Department of State (DOS) announced today a collaboration to significantly expand deployment of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, capable of recharging EVs in 20 to 30 minutes, in eight Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) communities across the state.
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE ANNOUNCES START OF CONSTRUCTION FOR $1.1 MILLION REDEVELOPMENT...
The New York State Department of State today announced the start of construction for a $1.1 million redevelopment project in the City of Batavia. This project, awarded through Batavia’s DRI Building Improvement Fund, will rehabilitate a three-story, 7,500 sq. ft. building built in 1865, in downtown Batavia.