BP DIAZ, WESTCHESTER CE LATIMER, OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS AND KEY STAKEHOLDERS CALL ON AMTRAK TO GET TO WORK ON PENN STATION ACCESS PROJECT

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Westchester County Executive George Latimer, other elected officials and key stakeholders spoke out in support of the expansion of Metro North service to the East Bronx and the need for Amtrak to get out of the way of this much needed, universally popular project. These four new lines will…

BP DIAZ ISSUES NEW REPORT: ‘THE PREFERENTIAL RENT CRISIS IN NEW YORK CITY’

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a report, titled “The Preferential Rent Crisis in New York City.” The new report examines the scope of the preferential rent issue in the five boroughs and features profilesof four neighborhoods with high numbers of preferential rent tenants: Jamaica,Bay Ridge, Fordham and Washington Heights. Borough President Diaz…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ & COUNCIL MEMBER TORRES ANNOUNCE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW FIRE SAFETY LAWS 

In the wake of last December’s deadly Bronx fire, new laws will require safety devices on stoves in apartments with small children under six years old Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and City Council Member Ritchie Torres today announced the implementation of new fire safety and prevention laws designed to prevent catastrophic fires like the…

Coalition for the Homeless Honors Welcoming Neighbors Northwest Bronx with the Compassionate Communities Award

Annual Award is Given to Community Groups Who Show Support for Homeless Individuals and Families Past Winners Include Elmhurst, Queens & Kensington/Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn   NEW YORK, NY – The Coalition for the Homeless announced Welcoming Neighbors Northwest Bronx as winners of the 2018 Compassionate Communities award today. This annual award is given to a…