Carlina Rivera
New York City Council District 2

Carlina In The News

Council Member Priority Profiles

Bedford + Bowery: New Council Member Carlina Rivera On Downtown Housing, Nightlife, L Train, and More

NYU Local: Newly Elected City Council Member Carlina Rivera Talks to Local

The Villager: Rivera report: ‘Tech Hub,’ S.B.J.S.A. are key issues

Gotham Gazette: City Council Members Outline Priorities for New Term

Fighting Gentrification and Displacement

amNY: City Council bill would make landlords pay housing costs of displaced tenants

El Diario NY: "Loisaida: Con letras, sabor e historia"

NY1: "Plan To Redevelop LES Site Clears Zoning Hurdle"

Fourth Arts Block (FAB NYC): "SPOTLIGHT LOISAIDA: Carlina Rivera"


Gotham Gazette: "‘Fair Share’ Reform – An Essential Step to Solving the City’s Homelessness Crisis"

Housing Advocacy

CBS: "Tenants Accuse Landlord Of Trying To Muscle Them Out Of East Village Building"

City Limits: "Details Emerge About Plan for Private Buildings on NYCHA Land"

Curbed: "Rent-stabilized New Yorkers will see rent increases up to 2%"

New York Real Estate Journal: "Haven Plaza Square, CTA and Wavecrest break ground on $9.89 million project; For new disaster-resilient infrastructure building and upgrades"

Health Care

The Villager: Mount Sinai ‘leaning toward’ adding extra floors on new E.V. mini-hospital

City & State: "What Beth Israel's Closure Means for New York City's Hospital System" 

The Villager: "Town hall’s calls: More Beth Israel hospital beds, single-payer plan"

National Issues

City & State: "Donald Trump's Ignorance of Puerto Rico Gives Americans Excuse to do the Same"

NowThis Politics: Women are Under-represented in Government

Quality of Life

The Villager: "Ratcheting Up the War on Rats - A Team Effort"

Small Business Preservation

Bedford+Bowery: "Bitterness Over St. Marks Starbucks"

The Villager: "Pols lead cash mob crawl on 2nd Ave"

Voices of NY: "Gentrification Displaces Latino Business Owners in Manhattan"

CNBC: "The secret to a New York culinary institution's longevity"

Superstorm Sandy

DNAinfo: "LES Residents Still Without Power and Heat Threaten Rent Strike"

New York Times: "For Elderly, Extra Peril Accompanies Power Loss"

Bedford and Bowery: "Watch Preparations For Sunday’s Epic Climate March, Then Join In"

2nd Ave Explosion

DNAinfo: "Petition for Street Co-naming for Victims of Gas Explosion"

NY1: "NYers of the Week: Residents Came to Aid of Distressed in Immediate Aftermath of East Village Explosion"

EV Grieve: "Parkside Lounge fundraiser brings in more than $5K for LES Ready!"

DNAinfo: "Streets Near E. Village Explosion Should Be Named for Victims, Family Says"