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New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Comptroller Stringer: NYC Public Housing Needs Repairs

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said the physical conditions at New York City Housing Authority buildings have gotten worse over recent years.

09/08/2014

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces $108M For Storm-Hit Project

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.

09/05/2014

NYCHA workers removing mold, mildew, oil & other components at a home after Hurricane Sandy. (credit: NYCHA via Facebook)

Audit: NYCHA Failed To Hire Public Housing Residents For Sandy Repairs

An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.

07/24/2014

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Apartments Robbed After NYCHA Asks Tenants To Leave Doors Open For Renovations

Jacqueline Francis said two people stole her $1,000 computer after NYCHA asked her to leave her door open for construction workers.

05/30/2014

Bernard M. Baruch Houses, part of New York City Housing Authority (credit: NYCHA)

NYCHA Supervisor Claims He Was Target Of Anti-Semitic Slurs, Threats

A New York City Housing Authority supervisor says in a federal lawsuit that he was subjected to anti-Semitic slurs and threats.

05/11/2014

Bernard M. Baruch Houses, part of New York City Housing Authority (credit: NYCHA)

NYCHA To Elderly Residents: Take A Smaller Apartment Or Be Evicted

A fight has erupted between elderly New York City residents, and city officials who said the residents need to move into smaller apartments.

05/02/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Protests Force De Blasio Announcement On Public Housing Repairs Inside

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.

03/23/2014

Residents are concerned about this water tank at the top of a building in the Gun Hill Houses public housing development in Brooklyn, which has been leaking and has left a cascade of dangerous ice. (Credit: CBS 2)

Frozen, Icy Water Tank Leaves Bronx Public Housing Residents Worried

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.

03/06/2014

A woman tries to stay warm while waiting for a bus in Coney Island  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sunday-Monday Snowstorm Could Dump At Least 6 Inches On Tri-State

There are a little more than three weeks before winter ends on the calendar, but Mother Nature isn’t letting up just yet.

02/28/2014

Mold Remediation (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Agrees To Remove Mold, Fix Leaks In Public Housing More Quickly

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.

12/17/2013

A sign hanging outside of the Fulton Houses in Manhattan. (Credit Gary Baumgarten/ 1010 WINS)

NYCHA Will Ease Stance On Released Cons With New Program

More than 400,000 people live in New York City public housing. Now, some of them might be recently released prisoners.

11/16/2013

New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer touring Douglass Houses before outlining NYCHA plan, August 21, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Spitzer Lays Out Plan To Improve NYCHA, Blasts Mayor’s Fingerprinting Idea

New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer on Wednesday unveiled the first policy proposals of his comeback campaign.

08/21/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Bloomberg’s Public Housing Fingerprinting Idea Stuns, Infuriates Residents

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest crime-fighting idea had a lot of people riled up on Friday. The mayor wants to fingerprint more than 600,000 people who live in public housing. He said it’s to make the projects safer.

08/16/2013

John Liu, Rev. Al Sharpton, Anthony Weiner, Christine Quinn, Bill Thompson and Bill de Blasio (L-R) following a mayoral candidates sleepover at a NYCHA housing complex in East Harlem. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Reflect On Overnight In Housing Complex

Residents at the Lincoln Houses complex in East Harlem rolled out the welcome mat so the candidates can see what life is really like for the 3,100 residents.

07/21/2013

NYCHA Parking

NYCHA Development Residents Furious Over 400 Percent Parking Rate Hike

Residents of New York City Housing Authority developments were furious this week, after their parking fees jumped in a big way.

05/08/2013

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