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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.

Red Hook »

NYCHA Helps Red Hook Houses Prepare for Future Storms

NYCHA hosted a preparedness event to encourage Red Hook residents to be ready for emergencies.

Lower East Side »

Citi Bike Signups Scarce Among Poor New Yorkers, Data Show

A review of city data shows very few low-income residents have purchased annual Citi Bike memberships.

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. 

Astoria »

$1 Billion Housing Development for Hallets Point Approved by City Council

The council also approved $500,000 to study possibly ferry service for the peninsula.

Astoria »

City Planning Approves Rezoning for Massive Hallets Point Development

The project would bring over 2,000 apartments, a waterfront esplanade and retail to Hallets Point.

Chelsea »

Developer to Spruce Up Fulton Houses Playground Threatened with Demolition

Artimus Construction wanted to bulldoze the playground for parking, but will now renovate it.

Vinegar Hill »

DUMBO's Farragut Houses Have 4,034 Unanswered Repair Requests, Data Show

The Farragut Houses have the borough's third highest number of outstanding repair requests.

Williamsburg »

Gas Outage Hits Williamsburg NYCHA Complex Third Time in 18 Months

The city hasn't told Independence Towers tenants when gas will be restored.

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 Harlem »

Mayoral Hopefuls Have a Sleepover in NYCHA Complex

Five Democratic candidates spent Saturday night at the Lincoln Houses in East Harlem.

Long Island City »

Blind Man Who Was Robbed Twice in Queensbridge Says He Isn't Afraid

William Brandon, 73, was allegedly robbed twice by Ronald Rhodes in the Queensbridge Houses.

Long Island City »

Mugger Robs Elderly Blind Man Twice in Queensbridge Houses, Cops Say

The suspect targeted a 73-year-old blind man in two robberies; one incident left the victim hospitalized.

Chelsea »

Furious Residents Demand Plan to Build Parking Lot on Playground be Dropped

The project next to Chelsea's Fulton Houses was certified earlier this week.

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