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Willowbrook »

Build It Back Homeowners Told of Major Delays in Work

Construction at many sites won't even start until September, officials said.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Building That Exploded Had New Gas Line Installed Last Summer

One of the two buildings that collapsed in Wednesday's explosion had a gas pipe installed last June.

Lower East Side »

Activists Sue Developers to Take Control of Community Garden

Members of the Children's Magical Garden are suing to be declared owners of the green space.

Kips Bay »

Co-op President Accused of Cutting Waitlist Fights for 4-Bedroom Apartment

Mark Andermanis is fighting to keep his four-bedroom apartment at East Midtown Plaza.

Jackson Heights »

Luxury Roosevelt Avenue Building Opens Lottery for Affordable Units

The building is offering six affordable units to those who qualify.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Building Freezes, Just Weeks After Managers Said Heat Was Fixed

A Bed-Stuy building that went without heat for years is struggling through the cold snap.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Huge Affordable Housing Development Proposed for Hell's Kitchen

The new buildings could bring 210 affordable apartments to the area, along with 324 market-rate units.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Residents Brave the Cold Without Heat, Hot Water

Residents of 160 Vernon Ave. say they've gone without heat or hot water for more than a year.

Lower East Side »

Developer Plans 6-Story Building in LES Community Garden

Developer Serge Hoyda wants to build on a lot that was once part of the Children's Magical Garden.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Building Has No Heat for At Least 17 Years, Residents Say

Residents of 305 Decatur St. say Shinda Management Corp. is finally fixing the heat.

Chelsea »

Aging Hoarders Add $40M to Penn South Renovation Costs, Officials Say

The co-op had to hire a "hoarding consultant" and extra workers to cope with pack rat tenants. 

Washington Heights »

Accused Uptown Slumlord Should Be Behind Bars, City Councilman Says

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez had his harshest words yet for landlord Hugo Juarez over unmade repairs.

East Village »

Lone Rent-Stabilized Tenant Fights to Keep Home Amid Construction Zone

A longtime East Village tenant is staying put as major renovations go on around him.

Chelsea »

Apply Now to Live in Chelsea's Brand-New Affordable Apartments

Two new developments that will open soon are taking applications for affordable units.

Chelsea »

Developer to Spruce Up Fulton Houses Playground Threatened with Demolition

Artimus Construction wanted to bulldoze the playground for parking, but will now renovate it.

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