New Rule Bans Smoking In Public Housing NationwideThe final rule prohibits lit tobacco products in all living units and indoor common areas, and all outdoor areas within 25 feet of housing and administrative offices.
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.
Feds Propose Total Smoking Ban In Public Housing NationwideSmoking could soon be banned in the nation's 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.