NYCHA Is Still Failing To Keep Criminals Out Of Public Housing, Report SaysThe New York City Department of Investigation said in a new report Tuesday that despite being told by the NYPD, the city’s Housing Authority continues to allow violent criminals and gang members to live in public housing.
De Blasio, HUD Secretary Announce Free Internet For Families In Bronx Public HousingMayor de Blasio and HUD Secretary Julian Castro announced that 5,000 families in Bronx public housing would receive free tablets and mobile internet service.
NYCHA Employee Accused Of Stealing Toys From Drive For NeedyToys for needy kids were stolen recently, and police said the man who did it worked directly with the families he was taking from.
Civil Investigation Of NYCHA Garners Additional Attention Following Bronx Gang TakedownU.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is taking a closer look at the quality of life at New York City Housing Authority residences, following one of the largest gang take downs in city history.
City Council Committee Questions NYCHA Over Deadly Elevator AccidentA New York City Council committee on Thursday held a public hearing about faulty elevators in public housing, after a report that complaints were not addressed.
Feds Investigating Elevated Blood Lead Levels In NYC Public Housing, SheltersFederal prosecutors are investigating health and safety conditions including lead paint in New York City homeless shelters and public housing developments.
Tenants Call For Investigation Into Conditions At Patterson HousesErica Jefferson said she made multiple complaints to the NYC Housing Authority, all of which have been unresolved.
Stringer: NYCHA Is Unprepared For Handling EmergenciesComptroller Scott Stringer warned Wednesday that the New York City public housing system is not ready to handle emergencies.
Report: Sex Offenders Live In NYC Public Housing Despite LawSome registered sex offenders live at New York City Housing Authority complexes despite a federal law barring them from public housing, according to a report released Tuesday.
Search Continues For Suspect In Lower East Side AttacksThe search continues for a man who police said attacked three women in three hours on the Lower East Side.
Staten Island Landlord: Tenant Is Squatting While Section 8 Rent Goes ElsewhereLandlord-tenant disputes are a way of life in New York City, but a Staten Island landlord feels his current battle one hits a shocking low.
Some Residents Of UES Housing Complex Worried About NYCHA Development PlansThe New York City Housing Authority has started notifying residents at the Holmes Towers in Yorkville that a private developer will be building a mixed-income apartment building in the complex.