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Fort George »

More Uptown Families Hit by Housing Scammers, Police Say

Police are looking for suspects in two housing scams that affected more than a dozen Uptown families.

Crown Heights »

8-Story Building to Replace Eastern Parkway Gas Station That Sold for $32M

Twenty percent of the 133 units at 1525 Bedford Ave. will be affordable, the buyer's broker said.

East New York »

City Wants 'Cushion Against Gentrification' in East New York Rezoning

Officials plan to turn Atlantic Avenue into a "vibrant corridor" with buildings up to 12 stories.

Jamaica »

Plan for Massive Retail Complex in Jamaica to Include Affordable Housing

The developer has also increased the size of the planned retail center.

Inwood »

Fundraising Campaign Launched for Victims of Inwood Housing Scam

The campaign is seeking to raise $9,000 to help families defrauded by a fake leasing agent.

Morrisania »

MAP: See Planned Affordable Housing Developments Popping Up in The Bronx

Economic development organization SoBRO has several projects in the pipeline for the borough.

Fort Greene »

PHOTOS: Townhouses Will Stand on the Site of a Former Navy Prison

Navy Green Townhouses will be located where the former Navy Yard prison once was.

Inwood »

Woman Scammed Thousands from Families Seeking Affordable Apartments

At least four families paid the suspect about $3,000 for apartments at 552 Academy St., officials said.

Central Harlem »

Man Fights to Save Harlem Community Garden

Harlem Grown's garden on 134th St. and Lenox Ave. may be destroyed to make way for affordable housing.

Long Island City »

City to Study Queens Plaza for More Affordable Housing, Bigger Buildings

The study will look at opportunities for more residential construction, particularly affordable housing.

Morningside Heights »

De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan Could Destroy 15 Community Gardens

At least 15 Brooklyn and Manhattan community gardens could be bulldozed, advocates said.

Sunset Park »

Nearly 40 Sunset Park Buildings to Remain in Section 8 Program

Tenants feared the loss of federal subsidies after recieving a notice last year.

Civic Center »

Here Are the Words Mayor Bill de Blasio Said Most Often in 2014

The mayor's most-mentioned words last year included "city" and "people."

Williamsburg »

70,000 People Apply for 38 Affordable Apartments in Williamsburg

The building just two blocks from McCarren Park has rents starting $640 per month for a studio.

Long Island City »

More Than 90,000 Applicants Vie for 925 Affordable Units in Hunters Point

90,000 online and 2,700 paper applications were received in the housing lottery at Hunters Point South.