Community Announcements / Events

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates September 14

September 15th, 2020

SEPTEMBER 14th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Starting September 30th, restaurants in New York City can reopen for indoor dining with a limit of 25 percent capacity. All restaurants that choose to reopen must adhere to strict safety protocols, including temperature checks, face coverings when not seated, increased ventilation and air filtration standards, among other safety protocols.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates September 8

September 8th, 2020

SEPTEMBER 8th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

For the fourth straight week, New York's positive infection rate is below 1 percent. All of the State's COVID reporting data, including the number of tests conducted and the positive infection rate broken down by region, is available here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates August 31st

August 31st, 2020

AUGUST 31st RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
Tomorrow is National Poll Worker Recruitment Day. Election Day is fast approaching and the New York State and Local Board of Elections are asking registered voters to pitch in and help work the polls (a paid position). To be eligible, you must be a registered voter in New York State.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates August 25th

August 25th, 2020

AUGUST 25th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

The moratorium for residential and commercial evictions in New York City has been extended to October 1st. Evictions will remain paused for New Yorkers and small businesses facing financial hardship due to the pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates August 17th

August 17th, 2020

AUGUST 17th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Mayor de Blasio announced the launch of the NYC Tenant Resource Portal, the city’s first-ever online resource to help residential renters access free resources from the City to help prevent evictions and keep tenants stably housed.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates August 10th

August 10th, 2020

AUGUST 10th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

The moratorium on evictions in New York State has been extended to September 4th. The moratorium was first put in place in March to protect residential and commercial tenants facing financial hardship due to the pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates August 3rd

AUGUST 3rd RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
The application deadline for COVID rent relief has been extended to August 6. The COVID Rental Assistance Program will provide direct aid for tenants who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is funded through the Coronavirus Relief Fund, which is part of the CARES Act.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates July 27th

JULY 27th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Several outdoor NYC venues are opened this week. The Bronx Zoo, the Central Park Zoo, the New York Botanical Garden, the Empire State Building observation deck and outdoor sections of Liberty Island are among the iconic spots opening this week, with capacity limits in place.