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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?

Spuyten Duyvil »

Open House Agenda: 3 Apartments to See This Weekend

See three affordable properties up in the Bronx, all of which feature a pool on the property.

Sunset Park »

Victims of Domestic Violence to Get Housing in Sunset Park's Library Plan

Nearly 20 percent of proposed affordable units will be reserved for families of domestic violence.

Greenwich Village »

Court of Appeals Hears Arguments in NYU Expansion Case

As judges hear the case, a third major city newspaper has come out in favor of NYU's plan.

Central Harlem »

Harlem's Community Gardens Get Strong Allies Against HPD's Plan to Develop

HPD Put three Harlem community gardens in a list of lots slated for development. 

Long Island City »

Hunters Point South Affordable Apartments Open With Farm and Beehive

Tenants began moving into the first of the two affordable buildings last week.

East Harlem »

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Sets Timeline on East Harlem Rezoning

There will be five public sessions before the speaker's steering committee submits a rezoning plan.

Greenpoint »

Open House Agenda: 3 Apartments to See This Weekend

Here are three income-restricted apartments for less than $500,000.

East New York »

Hundreds Rally in East New York for Community Input in City's Rezoning Plan

Groups are calling for a rezoning process that includes affordable housing and union jobs.

Bed-Stuy »

$573-a-Month Apartments Coming to Bed-Stuy This Summer

The new complex on Herkimer Street will also provide units for individuals with mental health issues.