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Civic Center »

City Council Seeks to Eliminate Credit Checks for Job Seekers

Backers say there is no reason that job seekers' credit should be considered, with a few exceptions.

Flatbush »

Judge Says De Blasio-Backed Brooklyn Assembly Candidate Can Stay on Ballot

Rodneyse Bichotte called the case Michele Adolphe filed against her "baseless."

Flatbush »

Lawsuit Seeks to Boot de Blasio-Backed Assembly Candidate Off the Ballot

Michele Adolphe claims Rodneyse Bichotte filed questionable voter registration forms.

Vinegar Hill »

De Blasio Accuses Stringer of Fearmongering on Universal Pre-K

The mayor said the comptroller's report misrepresented the current status of pre-K expansion.

Upper West Side »

Building Discriminates Against Older Tenants With Gym Ban, Complaint Says

Rent-regulated Stonehenge Village tenants have been blocked from using the building's gym.

Prospect Heights »

De Blasio Could Be Real Winner With Democratic National Convention in City

The mayor could boost his stature nationally if the 2016 DNC comes to Barclays Center.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn Boosters Tout the Borough for Next Democratic Convention

Officials kicked off the two-day tour with a press conference at the Barclays Center Monday.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Developers Struggle to Fill $546-a-Month Apartments in Downtown Brooklyn

Potential tenants are being disqualified for minor errors and subpar credit scores, advocates say.

Long Island City »

Public Advocate and NYCLU Call for Probe of City's 'Illegal Cab' Seizures

The outcry follows DNAinfo's story about inspectors accusing innocent drivers of being illegal cabbies.

Fort Greene »

Letitia James Breaks City Rules With Rental Property, Records Show

Like Bill de Blasio, the public advocate needs to have her property registered with HPD.

Civic Center »

Letitia James Criticizes de Blasio's Slow Pace in Hiring Top-Level Staffers

Public Advocate Letitia James said she was worried about the failure to replace FDNY Commissioner.

Upper West Side »

Law Would Make Barring Tenants from Amenities a Civil Rights Violation

The proposal comes in response to rent-regulated tenants being barred from building amenities.

Fort Greene »

Principal Brings School Back From the Brink of Closure

P.S. 67 was targeted for closure by the city in 2012 but is now on the upswing.

Upper West Side »

Law Would Fine Landlords Who Bar Rent-Regulated Tenants from Amenities

A new bill calls for a $25,000 fine for landlords who bar rent-regulated tenants from using amenities.

Cobble Hill »

LICH Supporters Attempt to Attract Hospital Developers

Representatives from labor unions and a community group spoke to potential bidders Monday evening.

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