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East Harlem »

El Barrio Boxing Gym Fighting NYCHA to Set Up in Vacant Basement Space

El Barrio Boxing has been trying to move into the Johnson Houses since November.

Central Harlem »

VIDEO: Raccoons Terrorize Grandmother by Climbing Scaffold Outside Her Home

A masked bandit was caught with his hand in a box of cupcakes. 

Red Hook »

NYCHA Gets $3B FEMA Grant to Rebuild Developments Affected By Sandy

The largest ever single FEMA grant will repair and fortify 33 NYCHA developments.

Central Harlem »

Chronic Mold Problem Plagues Polo Grounds Houses Apartment, Tenant Says

Jacklyne Holmes has had mold removed from her Polo Grounds apartment twice, only to see it come back.

Civic Center »

Bratton Mulls Absorbing NYPD Housing Bureau Into Local Precincts

Officers who patrol the projects would be under local precinct command instead of the Housing Bureau.

East Harlem »

NYCHA To Launch Pilot Program to Make Repairs More Efficient

The program will put property managers in charge of maintenance and repairs, residents said.

Far Rockaway »

Power Company's Plan Doesn't Protect Rockaway from Future Floods, City Says

PSEG's plan, in its second phase, has also cut funding to programs in Rockaway.

Civic Center »

NYCHA Housing Stock in Worsening State of Disrepair, Comptroller Says

Almost 80 percent of NYCHA apartments have at least one maintenance problem, a report says.

East Harlem »

Children's Museum, NYCHA Create East Harlem Early Learning Hub

Union Settlement's early learning center at Johnson Houses focuses on closing the child achievment gap.

Mott Haven »

Teen Shot Near Bronx Housing Development

The 16-year-old victim was in stable condition, officials said.

Upper West Side »

Plan to Build Market-Rate High-Rise in Housing Project Draws Anger

NYCHA's plan would construct high-rises in the public housing complex's open space.

West Harlem »

Harlem-Based Program Looks to Close Skills Gap in the Workforce

Workforce Opportunity Services trains residents of public housing and military veterans for tech careers.