City Planning Holds Thirteen-Hour Hearing on Citywide Affordable Housing Proposals

CPC held the hearing at the National Museum of the American Indian in an attempt to accommodate the large number of guests, however an overflow of testifiers waited on lines outside as the hearing began. On December 16, 2015, the City Planning Commission held a public hearing on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Mandatory Inclusionary Housing, and Zoning for Quality and Affordability proposals, which are two components of the Mayor’s Housing: New York plan. The public … <Read More>

Intro 214 “Right to Counsel” Bill Garners Citywide Support

If enacted into law, Intro 214 would make New York City the first municipality in the nation to provide free legal representation to low-income tenants in Housing Court.  On March 26, 2014, the “Right to Counsel” bill was introduced in the New York City Council by co-sponsors Council members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson.  The proposed law would provide free legal representation to low-income City tenants and homeowners earning income that is not in … <Read More>

Elected Officials, Community Groups Rally Against Mayor’s Citywide Rezoning Plan

Speakers argued the plan eliminates residential zoning protections with little affordable housing benefit.  On March 25, 2015 the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation held a press conference on the steps of City Hall to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed citywide rezoning plan, “Zoning for Quality and Affordability”.  According to the Department of City Planning, the plan was created in response to zoning barriers identified by DCP and the Department of <Read More>

Mayor Announces Citywide Community Parks Initiative

$130 million secured to invest in 35 under-resourced parks throughout NYC. On October 7, 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Parks & Recreation Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver announced a $130 million investment in 35 community parks throughout the five boroughs. This is the first phase of a multi-faceted program to support investment in the most under-resourced parks and communities, known as the Community Parks Initiative. The Mayor’s capital budget raised $110 million … <Read More>

CLE: Citywide Seminar on Ethics in City Government

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The 20th Annual Citywide Seminar on

Ethics in City Government

The Conflicts of Interest Board and the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School are pleased to announce the 20th Annual Citywide Seminar on Ethics in City Government.


May 20, 2014, 8:00 a.m – 1:10 p.m


New York Law School
185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Reminder: 19th Annual Citywide Seminar on Ethics in New York City Government

Ethics LRGREGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 19th annual Citywide Seminar on Ethics in New York City Government — presented by the Center for NYC Law and the NYC Conflicts of Interest Board.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, from 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

185 West Broadway (between Worth & Leonard Streets), Auditorium

4 Ethics CLE credits
Non-credit option also available

$30 general registration fee