TONIGHT: Important D35 Community Events

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

LAURIE A. CUMBO

COUNCIL MEMBER

35TH DISTRICT, BROOKLYN

Dear Neighbor:

There are several community meetings scheduled for this evening to discuss proposals for the Bedford Union Armory and Fort Greene Park. Additionally, my office has partnered with the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council to host a Know Your Rights forum. This is your opportunity to learn more about each proposal and your rights as a tenant. I encourage you to attend and share these meetings with others.

Yours in Partnership,

Laurie A. Cumbo

Member of the New York City Council


Bedford Union Armory ULURP Meeting

Tonight, 6:30 PM, M.S. 61, 400 Empire Boulevard, in Crown Heights.

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77th Precinct Neighborhood Coordination Officers’ (NCO)

Safety Meeting for Sector A

Do you live within the boundaries of Vanderbilt to Franklin aves. and Eastern Parkway to Atlantic Avenue? Meet your 77th Precinct Neighborhood Coordination Officers TONIGHT. During this community meeting, they will discuss quality of life, crime prevention, and community partnership.
 
Union Temple – 17 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY

Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting

Tonight, 6PM, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 DeKalb Avenue at St. Felix Street, First Floor Dining Room, in Fort Greene.

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Image courtesy of the Department of Parks and Recreation. Rendering for illustrative purposes and may not reflect the current design.

Helen Song, outreach and development manager at the Fort Greene Park Conservancy, will introduce artist Amanda Patenaude. Ms. Patenaude will be leading a collaborative project with Urban Glass and the community using pieces of glass found in Fort Greene Park.

Learn more about Fort Greene Park Conservancy

Read about Urban Glass

Borough Commissioner Martin Maher and parks department designers will present a proposed design for the north periphery of Fort Greene Park as part of the Parks Without Borders program.

Learn more about Parks without Borders

Read about Fort Greene Park


 

Know Your Rights. Keep Your Apartment.

Tonight, 7PM, P.S. 9, 80 Underhill Avenue in Prospect Heights.

Join PHNDC, IMPACCT Brooklyn, JustFix.nyc and the PS9 PTO for a community forum on how Prospect Heights tenants can take action against displacement pressure affecting our community. Find out about:

  • Your rights as a tenant in New York City
  • What to do if you are pressured or harassed by your landlord
  • Eligibility for NYC rent freeze programs and help to apply
  • How to apply for NYC affordable housing
  • JustFix.nyca new free service that can help you take action on repair and landlord harassment issues!

Check out our Six Steps for Tenants to find out how to begin taking action to keep your apartment, and click here to find out how to sign up for JustFix.nyc.

Sponsors: Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council and Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo

6/20 Event: 280 Ashland Place – Free Affordable Housing Seminar

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6/15 deadline: NYC Loft Law Registration and Coverage

Time is running out! Anyone seeking coverage under the Loft Law must file an application with the Loft Board on or before June 15th. Owners seeking coverage must file registration applications. Tenants seeking coverage must file coverage applications. Forms and more information are available on the Loft Board’s website or call (212) 393-2615, Monday-Friday from 9AM – 4PM.

Landlord Issues?

Join us for Saturday hours at Impacct Brooklyn 1124 Fulton Street between Classon & Franklin Avenues

The first Saturday of every month*                                                                                                              10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Impacct  Brooklyn’s Community Organizing  Department is now holding office hours the first Saturday of every month for tenants who need assistance with evictions, organizing a tenants association, or who has other concerns related to an apartment.

Appointment are suggested.                                                                                                             Contact Us : – 718-522-261 ext 010

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Funded by Department of Housing Preservation and Development and NY DHCR

Need Housing Help?

Call the Met Council on Housing at 212-979-6238 or stop by 168 Canal St. 6th Floor New York, NY.

Tenant Help Hotline: 212-979-0611 available on Monday and Wednesday from 1:30 PM to 8:00 PM, and on Friday from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Walk-In Clinic

Cooper Square Committee, 61 E 4th Street

Every Tuesday: Arrive by 6:30 PM (Spanish available the first Monday of each month)

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, 91 Arden St, New York, NY Arrive by 6:30 PM

Dates: May 3rd, May 17th, May 31st

For more information, visit metcouncilonhousing.org.

5/2 Event: Homeowners Assistance & Tax Lien Workshop

Tuesday May 2, 2017

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM  Bethany United Methodist Church, 1208 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Bethany United Methodist Church, 1208 St Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213

New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton, in partnership with The Department of Finance, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, will provide one-on-one assistance, answering lien sale questions and provide resources

Note: each year, the Department of Finance sells tax liens. If your property has unpaid debt that qualifies for a lien sale, they can sell your lien debt to an authorized buyer!

For more information, call (718) 284-4700.