An audit has found that hundreds of apartment units stand empty while 270,000 New Yorkers are on a waiting list for public housing.
NYCHA has an operating deficit of nearly $100 million and some of its buildings are falling apart.
Earlier this year a report was released detailing what it said were deplorable conditions in public housing in the city.
The NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said the physical conditions at New York City Housing Authority buildings have gotten worse over recent years.
The October 2012 storm dumped water and sand into the basements and first floors of the Coney Island Houses, crippling the buildings’ electrical and mechanical systems and leaving residents without power for 22 days.
An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.
Jacqueline Francis said two people stole her $1,000 computer after NYCHA asked her to leave her door open for construction workers.
A New York City Housing Authority supervisor says in a federal lawsuit that he was subjected to anti-Semitic slurs and threats.
A fight has erupted between elderly New York City residents, and city officials who said the residents need to move into smaller apartments.
More than 100 New York City public housing buildings damaged by superstorm Sandy will be getting new, federally funded boilers, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday.
Fifteen stories above a Bronx apartment building stands, ice cascades downward from a frozen rooftop water tank. The scene is pretty from above, but dangerous to those down below.
There are a little more than three weeks before winter ends on the calendar, but Mother Nature isn’t letting up just yet.
The settlement requires the city Housing Authority to remove the mold and fix leaks, insulate pipes and deal with other moisture issues. It covers all of the authority’s 400,000 tenants.
More than 400,000 people live in New York City public housing. Now, some of them might be recently released prisoners.