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.
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.