Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Manhattan DA: Arrests Made In Widespread Building Inspector Bribery SchemeProsecutors say landlords handed out cash to try to make housing violations go away as part of a sweeping bribery case involving property owners and building inspectors.
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.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Commissioner Says HPD Is 'Pursuing Every Tool' Against Brooklyn LandlordAfter repeated tries, CBS 2 finally tracked down a city commissioner who has the power to get their homes fixed and their landlord punished.
Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First TimeJoel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.
De Blasio: 'Every Energy Is Going To Be Expended' To Determine Cause Of Harlem ExplosionCity 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.
City Tells Bushwick Families To Leave Homes Deemed Dangerous And UnsafeA pair of signs posted on apartment doors sitting across from each other in a Brooklyn tenement offer a foreboding message.
Mayor De Blasio Announces Housing Authority TeamDe Blasio introduced Shola Olatoye as chairwoman of the New York City Housing Authority.
Bronx Housing Exec. Accused Of Scamming Special Needs TenantsA Bronx housing executive has been fired after allegedly scamming tenants out of thousands of dollars at a special needs apartment house.
Deplorable Conditions Send Inwood Building Residents To StreetsThey 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.
Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC's Community GardensOrganizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.