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Astoria »

Astoria CB1 Unanimously Approves Hallets Point Redevelopment Plan

If approved by the city, the plan would transform a stretch of waterfront adjacent to the Astoria Houses.

Long Island City »

Dozens Charged in Massive Drug Sweep in Queens

Officials busted 51 people for peddling drugs in two public housing developments in Astoria and LIC.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Post-Sandy Disaster Plan May Also Reduce Crime, Organizers Say

A new program designed to help NYCHA residents in a disaster can also help curb crime.

Chelsea »

New Program Gives Free Job Training and Placement to NYCHA Residents

Building Skills NY aims to train hundreds of workers in construction and building maintenance.

Mott Haven »

NYCHA Tries to Transform Mott Haven With Federal Grant

The agency won a $300,000 grant to create a community-led plan to revamp the neighborhood.

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.

Upper West Side »

New Community Board Members Zero In on Housing, UWS Quality of Life Issues

Several of the diverse group of new members are making housing their main focus.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Filmmaker Turns Lens on Gentrification

Andrew Padilla's documentary "El Barrio Tours" premieres in East Harlem on April 5.

Upper West Side »

NYCHA Meeting at Frederick Douglass Turns Hostile as Residents Get Shut Out

NYCHA locked critics out of a packed meeting over new developments planned for the public housing campus.

East Harlem »

Harlem RBI Breaks Ground on $78.5M Charter School and Affordable Housing

The project will include a home for DREAM Charter School and 89 units of affordable housing.

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.

Williamsburg »

Elderly Woman Who Died in Brooklyn Fire Was Bedridden, Family Says

Nelly Bermudez, 78, died in her bed Saturday night in the Taylor-Wythe Houses in Williamsburg.

East New York »

Mayoral Candidates Say City Dropped the Ball on Sandy

"It's quite possible that Mayor Bloomberg does not know what mold is," Comptroller John Liu said.

Astoria »

Hallets Point Development May Include New School on NYCHA Campus

The developers of the Astoria waterfront plan are exploring the possibility of a K-8 school at the site.

Red Hook »

NYCHA Extends Eviction Moratorium for Sandy-Stricken Apartments

The agency will delay evictions and housing court actions until Feb. 1.

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