City Councilman Corey Johnson is holding a hearing on Rikers' health care provider, Corizon.
Elected officials, including Ydanis Rodriguez, said the developer has barely worked with the community.
Alma Realty hiked rents this fall at the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital complex in Crown Heights.
Apartments, schools, retail space and a waterfront park are in the works for the Village.
Councilman Mark Treyger was appointed to replace Carlos Menchaca as co-chair, a source said.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.
Villagers want to rename the corner of Bedford and Grove streets for Larry Selman, who died in 2013.
One of the police unions circulated letters to keep the mayor and the speaker from officers' funerals.
Council members and animal advocates said many city rabbits end up being abandoned.
NYU announced the architects who will design the first part of the university's Village expansion plan.
The development is slated to bring 1,700 new apartments to the Astoria waterfront.
Affordable housing was increased from 20 to 27 percent.
Councilman Carlos Menchaca's participatory budgeting program for District 38 kicked off this week.
Councilman Steven Matteo's plan to create a BID in the West Shore was approved by the council.
Councilman Costa Constantinides says he wants to ensure the project is affordable for local residents.
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