Public Housing

Officials: Passaic Teen Arrested In Drug Bust Had Over $100,000 Stashed In HomeThe arrest was part of a drug crack down in Passaic's six housing complexes, using 168 cameras to make it safer for residents.
2 Stabbed In Front Of Williamsburg Public Housing BuildingTwo young men were stabbed Tuesday evening in outside a public housing building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
City Council Looks Into Lighting And Safety In Wake Of Akai Gurley DeathExterior and interior lighting issues are expected to come up at the City Council hearing Tuesday morning.
Virginia Beach Man Charged In Fatal West Harlem Public Housing ShootingA Virginia Beach, Virginia man has been charged in a shooting that left a man dead in a West Harlem public housing development.
Police: Suspect Beat Man With Hammer In LES Public Housing ApartmentPolice were asking the public for help Tuesday in finding a suspect who they said struck another man multiple times in the head in a Lower East Side public housing apartment last month.
Protests Force De Blasio Announcement On Public Housing Repairs InsideMore 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.
Suspect Charged In Murder In Coney Island Public Housing BuildingA suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a man the day after Christmas in a public housing development in Coney Island, Brooklyn.
NYC Agrees To Remove Mold, Fix Leaks In Public Housing More QuicklyThe 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.
NYPD: Youth Homicides Down By Half Under 'Operation Crew Cut'An effort launched by the NYPD a year ago to crack down on youth killings has succeeded in saving lives, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced Monday.
NYCHA Will Ease Stance On Released Cons With New ProgramMore than 400,000 people live in New York City public housing. Now, some of them might be recently released prisoners.
Bloomberg Vows To Reduce Backlog Of Public Housing Repair RequestsMayor 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.
Some New York City Residents Left Without Heat In Bitter ColdThe mercury has dropped to the teens, and the wind chill has made it feel like a mere 5 degrees, and some New York City residents can’t even find relief in their own homes.