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Upper West Side »

NYCHA Blames Own Staff for Rat Scourge at Frederick Douglass Houses

The agency admitted that staff at the housing complex have contributed to a major rat infestation. 

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.

Red Hook »

Muslim Woman Forced to Stay Covered at Home Because Workers Can See In

Toni Khadijah James wears a hijab in her apartment because workers regularly pop up in her windows.

Claremont »

NYCHA Community Centers Get Free Air Conditioners in The Bronx

Friedrich is donating 150 air conditioners to 38 NYCHA Community Centers across the city.

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.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven Resident Develops Plan to Revitalize Local Housing Project

A longtime Mill Brook Houses resident has a plan to create better public space.

Red Hook »

Asbestos Abatement in Progress at Red Hook Houses

The hazardous material is being removed from parapets on the roof.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Houses Tenants Say Mold, Water Damage Plaguing Complex

Tenants spoke out against poor living conditions and long wait-times for maintenance repairs.  

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.

Chelsea »

Three Injured In Chelsea Fire, FDNY Says

The fire broke out inside the Elliot Houses on 10th Avenue just before 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Lower East Side »

Low-Income Housing Advocates Push for More Units in Chinatown and LES

Groups are pushing the city to mandate affordable units in all buildings.

Williamsbridge »

Man Found Fatally Shot Atop Williamsbridge Building, Police Said

A man was found with gunshot wounds atop the Gun Hill Houses Thursday night, police said.

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.

Astoria »

Ravenswood Houses Getting $4M Lighting Upgrade to Boost Security

The NYCHA complex will get new lights in its parking lots, walkways, building entrances and play areas.

Central Harlem »

Randolph Houses to Be Refurbished After Decades-Long Wait

The A. Phillip Randolph Houses will combine public housing and affordable housing units.

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