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Homeowners brace for worst post-moratorium

Christmas. Hanukkah. The holiday season is gone, but some are still feeling the pinch well into January. Not because they spent too much on gifts, but instead because Con Edison dropped a lump of coal into their monthly utility bill.

Picture this: Bronx as untapped source for video games

Isaac Espinosa is carving a niche for themself, starting in the former Lehman College student’s home borough: the Bronx. And their industry of choice is one long riddled with negative stereotypes. That’s right, video games.

New rental network lends hand to struggling tenants

Jordan Dewbre wants to help as many people as possible during these difficult times. BronxWorks has joined a consortium of nonprofits to form the Bronx Rental Assistance Network — or BxRAN — to help connect those renters in need with the state’s emergency financial assistance program.

CB8 questions shelter proposal

There’s a new neighbor coming to Broadway in 2023 — and it’s not exactly who many in North Riverdale had hoped for. Community Board 8’s health, hospitals and social services committee is set to hear a proposal from the city’s homeless services department on Wednesday that would open a shelter for 130 single men at 6661 Broadway.

Could eviction moratorium return?

Time’s up! The eviction moratorium has expired. After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s federal eviction moratorium, it’s now up to states like New York to help keep tenants financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic in their homes.

Were homeless rushed out of hotels, back to shelters?

Tony Edwards says he’s witnessed some activity at Marble Hill Houses he believes is evidence of just how hasty a move it was from Mayor Bill de Blasio to relocate homeless people out of the coronavirus pandemic-era hotel rooms they were staying in.
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