Small businesses often given cheaper rents for the first year of a lease as an incentive, but then “it doubles in year two because the landlord is trying to make up what they lost during Covid.”
(929) 506-0365 Visnja is an attorney in the Equitable Neighborhoods practice at TakeRoot Justice. Prior to joining TakeRoot, Visnja worked as a tenant advocate and community organizer, which led her to City University of New York (CUNY) Law School, followed
The Technical Assistance for Organizers project aims to increase organizing and communications capacity for three public housing developments. The project will aim to work with three resident advisory boards to host online events, outreach, and community assessments to determine the
From Blocks To Beats is a program that targets medium and high risk young adults in a music mentoring program to be hosted at the Tompkins Community Center.
HER Power is a women’s empowerment group developed by three community advocates who saw an immediate need for resources that promote holistic well being across NYCHA developments.
Project Description Rockaway On-Beat will offer a formal roller skating program to youth and adults residing in NYCHA developments on the Rockaways peninsula. Participants will be given one-on-one instruction in on-beat roller skating techniques, and a personalized book to reinforce
Program Overview The Designed by Community Fellowship is a paid fellowship and project funding opportunity to support community members in designing and developing hyper-localized solutions related to the COVID-19 crisis for and with NYCHA communities. The Service Design Studio at
NYCHA Real Talk is a train-the-trainers program to support community members in informing their neighbors on how to develop hyper-localized strategies related to public housing, land use and healthy homes for and with NYCHA communities.
In January 2021, in response to advocacy the Abolish the NYC Tax Lien Sale Coalition, the NYC City Council passed legislation charting the course for ending New York City’s tax lien sale (Local Law 24 of 2021). The bill permits
The lawsuit describes the slight-of-hand that the City Planning Commission used to incorrectly certify the developers' application to start the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) without an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).