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.
Buildings Department Says Tribeca Falling Hammock Accident Was PreventableA large hammock fell from a Tribeca building and crashed onto a tourist on the sidewalk Tuesday, and a day later, questions were mounting about whether it all should have been prevented.
Staten Island Family Struggles To Keep Home Warm After National Grid Shuts Off GasA Staten Island family with a baby girl is running 11 space heaters to keep their home from freezing.
Stuck In An Elevator? Safety Campaign Reminding New Yorkers To Keep CalmA new safety campaign has been launched to educate the public on elevator safety and what to do in case you ever get stuck in one.
Brooklyn Woman: Buildings Department Ignored Complaints About Construction DamageA woman in Brooklyn said the Department of Buildings ignored her for a year, and she's concerned that her home isn't safe to live in.
NYC Dept. Of Buildings Warns Of High Winds, Orders Cranes, Sites To Be SecuredThe Department of Buildings is warning New York City builders, contractors and property owners that gusty winds could create hazardous conditions Wednesday morning.