Department of Housing Preservation and Development

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Passes Bill Doubling Fines For Landlords Found Guilty Of Harassing Tenants

Tuesday’s vote also forces those landlords to be publicly listed as offenders on the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s website.

09/24/2014

A pair of Brooklyn families claim that their landlord trashed their apartments in an effort to force them out of their rent-stabilized homes. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Commissioner Says HPD Is ‘Pursuing Every Tool’ Against Brooklyn Landlord

After repeated tries, CBS 2 finally tracked down a city commissioner who has the power to get their homes fixed and their landlord punished.

04/09/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First Time

Joel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.

04/04/2014

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Every Energy Is Going To Be Expended’ To Determine Cause Of Harlem Explosion

City officials were refuting reports Thursday that complaints about gas leaks at the site of Thursday’s massive explosion in East Harlem were ignored by police, fire and Con Edison.

03/13/2014

A pair of Brooklyn families claim that their landlord trashed their apartments in an effort to force them out of their rent-stabilized homes. (Credit CBS 2)

City Tells Bushwick Families To Leave Homes Deemed Dangerous And Unsafe

A pair of signs posted on apartment doors sitting across from each other in a Brooklyn tenement offer a foreboding message.

02/26/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces Housing Authority Team

De Blasio introduced Shola Olatoye as chairwoman of the New York City Housing Authority.

02/08/2014

Low-income residents of Jasper Hall at 160th Street and Melrose Avenue say the building's housing manager scammed them out of thousands. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Housing Exec. Accused Of Scamming Special Needs Tenants

A Bronx housing executive has been fired after allegedly scamming tenants out of thousands of dollars at a special needs apartment house.

03/03/2011

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Deplorable Conditions Send Inwood Building Residents To Streets

They were forced out. Dozens of families in Upper Manhattan were suddenly homeless Friday night after their apartment building was deemed too dangerous to live in.

02/18/2011

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Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC’s Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010

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Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC's Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010