For years, over 1 million New Yorkers have forced themselves to go in to work regardless of their, or a family member’s, poor health. Risk of getting fired, losing preference on good shifts and no access to sick pay are the main causes behind this crisis – a crisis whichRead More
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Over the weekend people across the nation were following the verdict of the Trayvon Martin v. Zimmerman case. This weekend was also the screening of the documentary Fruitvale Station so the issues of violence, guns and race were on many peoples minds as protests were held throughout the nation. Regardless ofRead More
Sign Here!! What’s with the clipboards and the green forms? They’re in parks, subway stops, retail areas, walking the streets and at local community functions – What are they asking me to sign? I’m sure you’ve seen them since the beginning of June, but definitely out in full force overRead More
The New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services has compiled a comprehensive list of resources for residents living in Nassau County, Suffolk County and the Hudson Valley. New York Hurricane Sandy: Disaster Recovery Resources This resource included information on how to access services for the entire family (including resources for pets),Read More
Are you receiving help from the Disaster Housing Assistance Program for Sandy from HUD and FEMA? This week the duo announced operating rules, regulations and requirements for the program. Interested parties can find that pdf on the HUD portal – click here. As part of a HUD-FEMA initiative these areRead More
After years of living with parents, followed by dorm living and then roommates, co-ops can often feel like a large scaled version of communal living despite being a shareholder. A strict screening process and stringent rules would tend to make you think that New Yorkers would be averse to cooperativeRead More