More than 400,000 people live in New York City public housing. Now, some of them might be recently released prisoners.
New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer on Wednesday unveiled the first policy proposals of his comeback campaign.
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.
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.
Residents of New York City Housing Authority developments were furious this week, after their parking fees jumped in a big way.
The ruling from the New York State Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s ruling that the drastic penalty was likely to leave a woman and her three young children homeless.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said NYCHA’s goal is to virtually eliminate the current backlog of 420,000 open repair work orders and permanently reduce the average wait time for repairs in the future.
The man suffered a fractured leg in the incident and was taken to Harlem Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.
Many have been complaining about mold in their city apartments for years, but charge the New York City Housing Authority never really confronts the problem.
As the clean-up effort continues in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, some concerns have surfaced over a lack of proper tools and protective gear for workers.
That credit will not appear until the January 2013 rent bills go out, the city announced.
A crew was out front Monday working to get a temporary boiler up and running to finally get the residents heat.
Tenants in public housing in New York City who were affected by Superstorm Sandy will get some help with their rent.
Residents said the Claremont Consolidated Houses on Findlay Ave. have been inundated with rats over the past few months. One woman said the pests come into the hallways and apartments any way they can.
84-year-old Emma Graham, a resident of the Roosevelt Houses, said she’s been forced to sleep in a chair to avoid getting bit by the creepy crawly menace in her bed.