Brooklyn Brownstone Evacuated After Partial Building CollapseCitizen app video shows the staircase crumbled outside the three-story building on Carlton Avenue in Prospect Heights.
NYC DOB Pressured To Take Action Regarding 15-Year-Old Sidewalk Shed On Upper West SideOne councilman has introduced multiple pieces of legislation addressing the issue, but he believes lobbyists from the real estate industry have prevented the city from enacting them.
Tenants Fed Up With Scaffolding That Has Been Up In Front Of UWS Building For 10 Months, Despite No Work Being DoneA historic landmark on the Upper West Side is becoming a historic eyesore.
NYC Department Of Buildings Shuts Down Hundreds Of Construction Sites In June Inspection SweepThe DOB said it has done safety inspections at more than 2,100 locations since June 1 in response to recent work-related deaths.
Brooklyn Apartment Building Deemed Unsafe After Façade CollapsesThe DOB issued two violations to the property owner for failure to maintain the building and the exterior walls.
New NYC Department Of Buildings Regulation Aims To Keep Landlords Accountable For Dangerous ConditionsA new Department of Buildings regulation bars owners of residential buildings with a high proportion of hazardous violations from getting new construction permits.
1 Injured In Construction Fence Collapse In Hamilton HeightsThe city's Department of Buildings said the six-story building on West 144th Street in Hamilton Heights is undergoing permitted renovations to repair damage from a 2017 fire.
Woman Injured After Furniture Falls From Balcony Near Union SquareA nearby car was also hit.
City Boards Up Long-Abandoned House With Cement, But Brooklyn Neighbors Cry It's Not EnoughA vacant home with more than 200 violations is still upsetting neighbors after years of complaints in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Says Eyesore Home In Brooklyn 'Has To Be Addressed'A homeowner on Clarendon Road in East Flatbush has racked up fines totaling more than $300,000, but that owner is nowhere to be found.
After Midtown Pedestrian Death, City Looks To Update Rules For Façade InspectionsThe Department of Buildings is revising the rules for façade inspections after a woman was killed by falling debris earlier this month.
2 People Injured When Cars Crash Into Scaffolding In ManhattanvilleTwo people were injured when two cars slammed into scaffolding in Manhattanville Tuesday morning.
After Debris Death, City's Scaffolding Business And Building Inspections SoarThe Department of Buildings is fresh off an inspection blitz in the wake of Erica Tishman's death by debris at the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 49th Street.
United Crane And Rigging Fined By DOB After 2 NYC Accidents This YearThe DOB says if United fails to comply, they're subject to additional sanctions.
Unstable Staircase Prompts Full Evacuation Of Bowery BuildingAccording to the Department of Buildings a judge presiding over a dispute between tenants and their landlord, ordered an inspection of the building on Thursday.