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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.

Lower East Side »

Gas Outage at Smith Houses Threatens Thanksgiving for Third Year

The gas went out this week in 16 apartments at the Lower East Side public housing complex.

Lower East Side »

Public Housing Tenants Sue Over NYCHA's Plan for Luxury High-Rises

Tenants at five public housing developments say NYCHA failed to do proper environmental reviews.

Upper West Side »

Public Housing Tenants Join Suit Opposing NYCHA Development Plan

The Legal Aid Society has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Douglass and Baruch Houses residents. 

Lower East Side »

LES Public Housing Residents Get Survival Kits After Hurricane Sandy

Vladeck and Smith houses have created a "go bag" for residents.

Lower East Side »

Grandparents Raising Young Kids Get Support from LES Program

A new program at Smith Houses on the Lower East Side helps support grandparents who are caregivers.

Lower East Side »

Housing Authority Looking for Developers to Build on Public Land

NYCHA is seeking responses to its plan to lease land for private developments.

Long Island City »

Queensbridge Tenants Say Long-Time Scaffolding Blocks Security Cams

Residents say the scaffolding has been there for years and is a potential hideout for drug dealers.

Lower East Side »

Furious Residents Slam NYCHA Plan for Private High-Rises at Annual Meeting

Many residents spoke out against the plan to build market-rate apartments on public housing land. 

East Village »

Alphabet City's Campos Plaza Gets Security Cameras After Years-Long Fight

The public housing development in Alphabet City now has 52 cameras.

Lower East Side »

Alfred E. Smith Houses Complete CCTV System After Delays

Alfred E. Smith Houses on the Lower East Side now has cameras on and inside each of its 12 buildings.

Upper West Side »

Community Board 7 Issues Moratorium on NYCHA's New Development Plans

The board is calling for a halt in NYCHA's process until more community members are heard on the plans.

Central Harlem »

NYCHA Will Eliminate Backlog of 420,000 Repairs by End of 2013, Mayor Says

The agency will use $40 million to hire more workers and streamline repairs.

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