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Low-income tenants may get right to free counsel

Evictions are the number one cause for homelessness in New York and the most common reason people end up in shelters. A new bill proposed by City Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson intends to level the playing field in New York’s housing courts, guaranteeing free lawyers to the poor who face eviction or foreclosure.

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Women’s Film Series Draws Audiences to The Bronx Documentary Center

For the rare chance to watch award-winning film festival movies in Melrose, crowds gather in The Bronx Documentary Center for the 2nd annual Women’s Film Series.

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Jerome Rezoning Plans Slammed at a Spirited Public Hearing

Residents were vocal in their concerns about housing affordability and tenant displacement as they grilled City officials on plans to redevelop Jerome Avenue at Bronx Community College.

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Ambitious Plan is Hatched to Save Jerome Avenue’s Auto Industry

With Jerome Avenue’s auto repairs industry set to be uprooted, a move to a new “auto mall” in Hunts Point may be on the cards.

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Another Chance for Bronx Misdemeanor Ticket Holders

The Bronx does not want to be left out again. The NYC borough that received the most quality-of-life crime tickets had its first warrant forgiveness event. 350 cases were resolved.

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Back to School with Councilman King

Around 1,500 middle school children receive books and a boost from the chancellor and City Councilmember Andrew King

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Jerome Avenue Autoworkers Featured in Photoville Exhibit

The Jerome Avenue Workers Project, a photography exhibit by the Bronx Photo League, is showing at the annual Photoville festival in Brooklyn this week.

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Jerome Draft Publication Brings Affordable Housing Battle to Bronx

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s battle to build affordable housing in New York will echo under the girders of the Jerome Avenue railroad in the months to come, amid local concerns about rent rates and tenant displacement.

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