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Greenwich Village »

Village Mitchell-Lama Owners Illegally Listed Units On Airbnb: Audit

An audit by the state comptroller found problems at three city-supervised affordable housing buildings.

Upper East Side »

10 Units of Affordable Homes to Buy Planned for York Avenue

Individuals making roughly $48,000 or a family of three making $62,000 would be eligible, HPD said.

Jamaica »

Residents and Activists Rally For More Affordable Housing in Jamaica

Many developments are planned for downtown Jamaica, but residents wonder who will benefit from them?

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

$1,900 Studios Coming to 'Affordable' Building in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

The city is taking tenant applications for 382 Lefferts Ave. through Sept. 22.

West Village »

Neighbors Oppose Planned Luxury Condos At Koppers Chocolate Building

Some are against the building entirely, and the community board is pushing for affordable condos.

Melrose »

Diaz Budgets $1.5M for Affordable Housing Complex With Skate Park

La Central, located in Melrose, will bring almost 1,000 new apartments to the neighborhood.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

PODCAST: Hell's Kitchen's Affordable Housing Guru Shares Decades of Wisdom

Joe Restuccia has been working on housing issues in the neighborhood for more than three decades.

Concourse »

De Blasio Celebrates Most New Affordable Housing Units in 25 Years

The city said 20,325 new and preserved units in fiscal year 2015 mark the largest amount since 1989.

Mott Haven »

City Hopes to Turn Borough President's Old School into Affordable Housing

P.S. 31 was recently demolished because of structural issues, according to the city.

East Village »

Rent-Stabilized Apartments Get Rent Freeze for First Time in City's History

The Rent Guidelines Board froze rents on one-year leases and raised two-year leases by 2 percent.

Bushwick »

Developer's Affordable Housing Pledge at Rheingold Site Unclear, Pol Says

Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna questioned the developer's affordable housing commitment.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Has Strong Job Growth But High Unemployment, Study Shows

While Washington Heights and Inwood have seen an influx of new jobs, not all residents have benefited.

Hunts Point »

Spofford, Notorious Youth Jail, May Be Redeveloped into Affordable Housing

The city hopes to see the Spofford Juvenile Detention Center used for affordable housing.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Affordable Housing Development Still Years Away as Home Prices Soar

Even if all goes as planned, Gowanus Green won't break ground until at least 2018, the developer said.

East Harlem »

Does This Game Make Planning Affordable Housing Fun?

Better question: Can planning affordable housing be made fun?