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Brooklyn Heights »

Photo Exhibit Battles Misconceptions About City's Public Housing Tenants

"We the People," which features photos and stories from 20 NYCHA residents, opens this month.

Crown Heights »

Political Candidate Accuses Foe of Ignoring Rape Reports Without Proof

Rubain Dorancy accused Jesse Hamilton of ignoring 6 alleged rapes and assaults, with no substantiation.

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.

Central Harlem »

Randolph Houses to Be Refurbished After Decades-Long Wait

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

Fort Greene »

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo to Hold Inauguration at NYCHA Community Center

Laurie Cumbo's inauguration at Ingersoll Community Center will include music, food and performances.

Williamsburg »

Hasidic Residents Blame Poor Security at NYCHA Building for Shooting

Residents blame a lack of police and security cameras for Friday's shooting of a 25-year-old Hasidic man.

Jamaica »

Police Arrest Man in Sex Assault of 13-Year-Old in Elevator

Jemmal Bryan, 29, was taken into custody for attacking a young girl on Aug. 18, cops said.

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.

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.

Bed-Stuy »

Kings County Tennis League Serves Up First Lesson of the Year in Bed-Stuy

The Kings County Tennis League started up again on Saturday in four different public housing complexes.

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.

Lower East Side »

Man Stabbed in Chest at Baruch Houses

A 26-year-old man was stabbed in the chest by a group of men, police said.

New York City »

Power Restored to Final NYCHA Developments Left in the Dark by Sandy

Many residents in public housing are still waiting for their heat and hot water to be restored, however.

Coney Island »

Some Elevator Service Resumes at Coney Island Complex, But Many Still Stuck

One Ocean Towers elevator was restored, but some elderly and disabled are still trapped in their homes.

Lower East Side »

Thousands More Lose Power as Nor'easter Blows Into New York

More than 10,000 Con Edison customers lost power in the winter storm on Wednesday.

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