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Washington Heights »

MAP: Highest Percentage of Manhattan's 'Worst' Landlords Are Uptown

Washington Heights and Inwood are home to 69 of the worst 206 buildings on the Public Advocate's list.

Crown Heights »

Officials Threaten Astoria Cove Project Over Brooklyn Rent Fight

Elected officials and tenants will hold a hearing Monday about the fate of the Astoria Cove Project.

Claremont »

City's Worst Landlord Racked Up 3,000 Violations at 13 Buildings

Landlord Robin Shimoff has 3,300 open violations at 13 buildings in The Bronx, Leticia James said.

Melrose »

Councilwomen Backed City Project Bids from Developers Who Hired Relatives

Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo backed a proposal by a nonprofit who hired her disgraced nephew.

East Harlem »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

DNAinfo ranked elementary schools, investigated the ACS and found affordable apartments this week.

Fort Greene »

Letitia James Backed Hotel Project After Builder Donated to Her Campaign

James got $4,000 from developers, then wrote them a letter of support to the city.

Civic Center »

City Council Seeks to Eliminate Credit Checks for Job Seekers

Backers say there is no reason that job seekers' credit should be considered, with a few exceptions.

Flatbush »

Judge Says De Blasio-Backed Brooklyn Assembly Candidate Can Stay on Ballot

Rodneyse Bichotte called the case Michele Adolphe filed against her "baseless."

Flatbush »

Lawsuit Seeks to Boot de Blasio-Backed Assembly Candidate Off the Ballot

Michele Adolphe claims Rodneyse Bichotte filed questionable voter registration forms.

Vinegar Hill »

De Blasio Accuses Stringer of Fearmongering on Universal Pre-K

The mayor said the comptroller's report misrepresented the current status of pre-K expansion.

Upper West Side »

Building Discriminates Against Older Tenants With Gym Ban, Complaint Says

Rent-regulated Stonehenge Village tenants have been blocked from using the building's gym.

Prospect Heights »

De Blasio Could Be Real Winner With Democratic National Convention in City

The mayor could boost his stature nationally if the 2016 DNC comes to Barclays Center.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn Boosters Tout the Borough for Next Democratic Convention

Officials kicked off the two-day tour with a press conference at the Barclays Center Monday.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Developers Struggle to Fill $546-a-Month Apartments in Downtown Brooklyn

Potential tenants are being disqualified for minor errors and subpar credit scores, advocates say.

Long Island City »

Public Advocate and NYCLU Call for Probe of City's 'Illegal Cab' Seizures

The outcry follows DNAinfo's story about inspectors accusing innocent drivers of being illegal cabbies.

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