Community Alerts

Government Alerts 5.27.20

May 28, 2020
Government Alerts 5.27.20

Get Tested for Free!

New York City is opening up more FREE COVID-19 testing sites. By making testing widely available and hiring more contact tracers, Mayor DeBlasio is helping make sure New York City can come back safely and stronger than ever. Find a testing site near you by visiting

Face Mask Distribution

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is hosting three mask distribution events for NYC residents. These masks are free and you can choose between paper and cloth masks. Click here for a flyer with details on date, time, and location

Alternate Side Parking Suspended

Alternate Side Parking is suspended through Saturday, June 6. Meters and all other parking rules are still in effect. Click here for information from 311.

NY Forward Loan Pre-Applications Now Open

Pre-applications are being accepted for the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF)These working capital loans are aimed at helping small businesses, non-profits and small landlords that did not receive a loan from either the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for COVID-19 in 2020. Businesses can apply on the state's website here.

Tenants' Rights Info Sessions

NYC Comptroller Stringer and The Legal Aid Society are holding three virtual Tenants' Rights Information Sessions in the coming weeks on Monday, June 1; Wednesday, June 10; and Tuesday, June 16. At these sessions, attendees will hear from housing experts and be able to ask questions. Click here to RSVP and learn more