Department of Housing and Preservation Development

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Chelsea »

Up to 50,000 People Applied for Cheap Chelsea Apartments, Officials Say

The Penn South co-op will select 1,200 lottery winners who will be able to buy affordable units.

East Williamsburg »

8-Story Affordable Housing Building Planned for Grand Street

The East Williamsburg building includes Section 8 housing for very low-income residents. 

Murray Hill »

Affordable Apartments With Swimming Pool to Rise in Murray Hill

A Hertz garage on 40th Street will be demolished to make way for a 36-story residential building.

Fort Greene »

Letitia James Breaks City Rules With Rental Property, Records Show

Like Bill de Blasio, the public advocate needs to have her property registered with HPD.

Chelsea »

Park Could Replace Affordable Housing at City-Owned Lot on 20th Street

The city will consider other sites for affordable housing, so the disputed lot could become a park.

Murray Hill »

20 Permanently Affordable Apartments Coming to E. 39th Street Developments

The city struck a deal with CB Developers to add 20 affordable units to two new rental buildings. 

Crown Heights »

Tivoli Towers Residents Resist City Orders to Move to Smaller Apartments

Elderly tenants in a Crown Heights Mitchell-Lama building have 30 days to respond to new housing rules.

Kips Bay »

Co-Op President Accused of Cutting Waitlist Can Keep His Apt., Court Rules

The co-op head can stay in his 4-bedroom though his family is too small to have qualified for it.

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.