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Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

West Village »

Disabled Man Who Raised Money for Nonprofits May Have Street Named for Him

Villagers want to rename the corner of Bedford and Grove streets for Larry Selman, who died in 2013.

Civic Center »

Mark-Viverito Will Attend Slain Officers' Funerals if Invited By Families

One of the police unions circulated letters to keep the mayor and the speaker from officers' funerals.

Civic Center »

City Council Votes to Ban Sale of Rabbits at Pet Shops

Council members and animal advocates said many city rabbits end up being abandoned.

Greenwich Village »

NYU Picks 9/11 Museum Architect to Design New Building in Village

NYU announced the architects who will design the first part of the university's Village expansion plan.

Astoria »

City Council OKs Astoria Cove Project With Hundreds of Affordable Units

The development is slated to bring 1,700 new apartments to the Astoria waterfront.

Astoria »

Astoria Cove to Include More Affordable Units, Ferry Dock: Officials

Affordable housing was increased from 20 to 27 percent.

Red Hook »

Locals Can Decide How to Spend $2M in Red Hook and Sunset Park

Councilman Carlos Menchaca's participatory budgeting program for District 38 kicked off this week.

Bloomfield »

New Business Improvement District on Staten Island Approved by Council

Councilman Steven Matteo's plan to create a BID in the West Shore was approved by the council.

Astoria »

City Council Hearing Takes Aim at Affordability of Astoria Cove Proposal

Councilman Costa Constantinides says he wants to ensure the project is affordable for local residents.

Upper West Side »

Bill to Curb Construction Noise Near Schools Gains Support at UWS Rally

Parents and officials have been fighting a planned 20-story nursing home set to go up next to P.S. 63.

Greenwich Village »

NYU Extends Construction Deadline for Proposed Bleecker St. Public School

The city now has until the end of 2018 to decide whether NYU's Bleecker St. site should become a school.

Crown Heights »

Officials Threaten Astoria Cove Project Over Brooklyn Rent Fight

Elected officials and tenants will hold a hearing Monday about the fate of the Astoria Cove Project.

Greenwich Village »

Village Parents Push NYU to Extend Public School's Construction Deadline

Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.

SoHo »

Developer Promises Not to Put Big-Box Store in Glassy SoHo Building

The developer of 19 E. Houston St. said it will limit retail to 10,000 square feet.

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