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Fort Greene »

Nearly 250 Apartments Vacant in Ingersoll and Whitman Houses, Audit Finds

More than 100 of those apartments have been empty for an average of eight years.

Washington Heights »

NYCHA Building Where Senior Was Attacked Lacks Security, Tenants Say

Tenants said they don't feel safe due to broken doors and a lack of cameras at Thurgood Marshall Plaza.

Jamaica »

Overgrown Queens Wasteland Transformed into Vibrant Garden

Locals are growing tomatoes, eggplants and other vegetables in the newly renovated garden.  

Brownsville »

Senator Calls NYCHA 'Slumlord' of City for Attempting to Evict Senior

Sen. Jesse Hamilton seeks improvements after NYCHA's attempt to evict a senior who was late on her rent.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Frustrated Over Prolonged Wait for NYCHA Senior Center

The new center will not open for at least nine months, NYCHA officials told tenants Tuesday.

Boerum Hill »

Man Shot at Boerum Hill Housing Complex, Police Say

A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg at the Wyckoff Gardens complex late Monday, police said.

East Harlem »

Man Fatally Shot in Head in East Harlem's East River Houses, Police Say

Terrell Day was shot and killed inside the East River Houses, police said.

East Village »

Two People Injured in East Village Apartment Fire, FDNY Says

Two people were hurt when a Lillian Wald Houses apartment caught fire, the FDNY said.

Long Island City »

Scaffolding at Queensbridge Houses to Start Coming Down in 2016, NYCHA Says

Residents at the NYCHA development have complained that the sidewalk sheds block security cameras.

East New York »

City to Install Cameras in Housing Complex Where 6-Year-Old Was Killed

Cameras were being installed at the Boulevard Houses, where P.J. Avitto was fatally stabbed.

Red Hook »

NYCHA Launches 'Quit Smoking' Program in Red Hook

NYCHA and the American Lung Association will begin the free seven-week group program on May 6.

Mariners Harbor »

NYCHA to Start $19 Million Upgrades to Mariners Harbor Roofs and Exteriors

NYCHA put out a bid to replace the roof and the exterior of the Mariners Harbor Houses.

Red Hook »

City to Install New Temporary Boilers in Red Hook Houses, Officials Say

Ten mobile boilers that are fueled by natural gas will be brought to Red Hook in the next month. 

Concord »

NYCHA Must Make Sure Messages Communicated to the Blind After Lawsuit

NYCHA will implement policies for communicating with the visually impaired after being sued.

Lower East Side »

Bill Seeks to Stop NYPD From Charging NYCHA $74M a Year for Patrols

Daniel Squadron proposed a bill to prevent the NYPD from forcing NYCHA to pay for public housing patrols.