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East Village & Lower East Side »

Police Line Avenue D, East Villagers Brunch on Avenue C

Thousands of residents in the public housing complexes on Avenue D were told to leave Saturday in advance of the storm. Others in the East Village were enjoying brunch and drinks.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Air Force Vet to be First NYCHA Resident on Public Housing Board

Victor Gonzalez, a longtime resident of the Wise Towers public housing complex, is the first current resident to be appointed to the NYC Housing Authority Board.

Harlem »

St. Nicholas Houses Residents Sue to Block Charter School Construction

Some St. Nicholas Houses residents filed a lawsuit to block the Harlem Children's Zone charter school project from moving into their parkland.

Harlem »

City's Public Housing Faces Maintenance Backlog, Report Says

Harlem public housing residents are among the hardest hit as the wait list for repairs at city-owned buildings grows.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Housing Complex Pushing for Surveillance Cameras in Wake of Violence

The 20-building Vladeck Houses is weighing a pilot project that would outfit the complex with surveillance cameras.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Easter Meal Arranged for Lower East Side Tenants Left Without Gas

Some tenants of the Alfred E. Smith Houses have been without gas at their building for weeks.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Police Searching for Missing East Village Man

A 63-year-old man from the Jacob Riis Houses went missing on Monday, police said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Former Model Stabbed to Death in Baruch Houses Mourned by Family

Jomali Morales was stabbed to death inside an elevator at the Baruch Houses a day before her birthday, family said.

Harlem »

East Harlem Task Force Tries to Help Kids Curb Violence

A coalition of community groups is engaging young people at East Harlem's housing projects.

Harlem »

East Harlem Housing Complex Eagerly Awaits Community Center

The opening can't come soon enough for Johnson Houses, which is suffering through a youth-gang rivalry, officials say.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Police Arrest Two for Drug Possession on the Lower East Side

Police arrested two people in the Hernandez Houses on Allen Street Tuesday night for drug possession.

Manhattan »

Mayor Trades Loafers for Sneakers to Paint Rooftop White

As part of a citywide effort to reduce cooling costs, the mayor helped paint a public housing rooftop white.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Empty Storefronts on Avenue A Raise Concern of East Village Community

East Village community board examines cause of empty storefronts on a block-long stretch of Avenue A.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Girls Club Prepares to Break Ground on New East Village Home

Fifteen-year-old club finally gets a permanent home, with production studios, a green roof and a planetarium.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Gas Outages at Lower East Side Public Housing Complexes to be Discussed at Meeting

Residents of public housing on the Lower East Side will meet with the Housing Authority to discuss gas outages.