The new work requirements, part of a USDA rule change, will affect people between the ages of 18 and 49 who have not kids and are not disabled, government officials said.
Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi sent a formal request to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli requesting the audit, which would compel the city’s homeless service providers to open their books amid an alarming rise in homelessness in the Bronx and elsewhere.
The three neighborhoods with the highest evection filing rates citywide were all in the Bronx: Highbridge/Concourse, Morrisania/Crotona, and Hunts Point/Longwood, according to a new report.
Builders recently began construction of a massive, mixed-use development at one of the Bronx’s most notorious former institutions: the violence-plagued Bridges Juvenile Center.
The report found Hunts Point and Longwood have some of the highest rates of asthma diagnoses among children on Medicaid, as well as higher rates of home maintenance problems, exposure to cockroaches, and health care use related to childhood asthma.
The homeless children resided in shelters, lived with others due to loss of housing, or else lacked a fixed, adequate place to sleep in at night, according to new data.
Prosecutors say people will be able resolve quality-of-life summons warrants, learn about sealing old convictions, and get information about expunging marijuana possession convictions Saturday at Thessalonia Worship Center, 951 Rev. James A. Polite Avenue.
The Bronx-based bookstore Boogie Down Books is partnering with Friends of Island Academy to promote the “Books to Jails” initiative: an effort get books into the hands of young people locked up at Horizon Juvenile Center in Mott Haven.
Neighborhood activists are fighting the city’s plan to build an affordable housing complex in the Bronx after local news outlets revealed campaign donations made by the complex’s developer to key borough officials, who later signed off on the project.
A $30 million affordable and supportive housing development in Bedford Park has been completed, state officials said last week, creating 82 new apartments for low-income households, families at risk of homelessness, and adults with disabilities.