HPD Announces New Apartment and Theater in Mott Haven as Part of “24 in 24” Initiative

On February 16, 2024, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced that the city-owned parking lot at 351 Powers Avenue in the Bronx will be converted into “Powerhouse Apartments” and accompanied by a community theater. The apartments will be deeply affordable, and the theater will be housed in an electric powered building in Mott Haven. Lemle & Wolff Development Co., HELP Development Corp., and True Development New York, LLC will … <Read More>

DOT Celebrates Ten Years of Vision Zero

On February 15, 2024, the Department of Transportation celebrated the ten-year anniversary of the Vision Zero safety program, the City’s ongoing efforts to reduce and prevent deaths and serious injuries from traffic accidents and crashes. New York City was the first American city to develop a Vision Zero program. In over a century of recorded data, 2023 was the second safest year for pedestrians in New York City, and eight of the top ten safest <Read More>

DEP Begins Enforcement Push Against Delinquent Water Accounts

On February 13, 2024, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced new enforcement efforts to collect a total of $124 million owed by chronically delinquent water service accounts. The agency categorizes approximately 2,900 accounts as chronically delinquent. Previously, the agency ran a temporary amnesty program that allowed New Yorkers to pay off their water bill debts without interest and in addition granted $8 million in billing credits to low-income accounts. This saved … <Read More>

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: 191st CityLaw Breakfast with Matthew Ketschke, President of Con Edison of New York, Tuesday, March 5th

Celebrating Thirty Years of CityLaw Breakfasts!

Dean Anthony W. Crowell and Professor Ross Sandler, Director

cordially invite you to the 191st CityLaw Breakfast

Featuring Speaker

Matthew Ketschke, President of Con Edison of New York

Speaking on:

New York’s Clean Energy Future

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Time: 8:15 AM – Speaker begins 8:30 AM

Place: Events Center, New York Law School

185 West Broadway, New York, New York 10013

We are thrilled to invite … <Read More>

COMPLETE VIDEO: 190th CityLaw Breakfast with Comptroller Brad Lander, 2/15

This year, the Center for New York City Law is celebrating thirty years of CityLaw Breakfasts! We appreciate everyone who has taken the time to join us for our programming over the years and look forward to many more in the future!

On February 15, 2024, Brad Lander, Comptroller of the City of New York, spoke at the 190th CityLaw Breakfast on “A Vision for a More Thriving, Equitable, and Resilient City.” Professor Ross Sandler, … <Read More>