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Jamaica »

Tenants of NYCHA Building Flooded by Raw Sewage Say Problem Is Longstanding

NYCHA put 109-10 160th St. onto its "prevention plan" after it was flooded with raw sewage.

Long Island City »

Dozens of Buildings at Queensbridge Houses to Get New Roofs, City Says

The $87 million project will replace the roofs at 26 buildings in the NYCHA development.

Concourse »

Bronx Borough Prez Rips NYCHA Plan to Build on Public Housing Green Space

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. described the plan as "an outrage."

South Beach »

Oddo and Matteo Push to Clean Up Field Across from South Beach Houses

The politicians sent a letter asking to let a sport's league use the field and clean it up.

St. George »

More Than $28M to be Spent on Staten Island Projects

The funding will be used to improve parks and schools, among other things.

Claremont »

Morris Houses Residents Dispute NYCHA's Claim of Completed Repairs

Tenants in the housing development have spent months fighting NYCHA over repairs.

Concourse »

Botanical Garden Dome Renovation Among Projects Funded by Diaz's Budget

The borough president focused mainly on housing and education in his fiscal year 2016 capital budget.

Astoria »

Hallets Point Worker Co-op Plan to Bring Jobs and Lets Staff Become Owners

Urban Upbound started a security guard company, where workers can become owners after six months.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Tech Center for Teens to Open In Fall, Hudson Guild Says

The training center will be geared to serve young people living in NYCHA housing in Chelsea.

Far Rockaway »

Bratton Vows Rockaway Crime Spike Will Be 'Resolved Very, Very Quickly'

Bratton didn't offer any details on how the department plans to tackle the area's crime problem.

Bed-Stuy »

Fetus Found in Stairwell of Saratoga Houses, NYCHA Says

The fetus was found on Tuesday at 10 a.m, police and NYCHA officials said.

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.

Central Harlem »

NYCHA's Vacant Units Attract Squatters to Harlem River Houses

Auditors from the Comptroller's Office found two units previously occupied by squatters during a visit. 

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.

Washington Heights »

73-Year-Old Struck in Face for Telling Woman Not to Smoke, Police Say

The woman was hit in the face at the Thurgood Marshall Plaza for Seniors in Washington Heights.