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Sunset Park »

Nearly 40 Sunset Park Buildings to Remain in Section 8 Program

Tenants feared the loss of federal subsidies after recieving a notice last year.

Lower East Side »

City Reverses Decision to Make Terminally Ill Man Move to Smaller Apartment

Housing officials reversed a decision to require a terminally ill man to "downsize" Monday.

Sunset Park »

'Preservation Party' to Benefit Housing Causes in Sunset Park

The event on Oct. 18 will support efforts to save affordable and historic housing in the neighborhood.

Sunset Park »

Tenants Fear Loss of Sunset Park Affordable Housing After Receiving Notice

Residents of 24 buildings are worried they may lose federal subsidies they receive for rent next year.

Lower East Side »

City Tells Man With Lung Cancer to Move to Smaller Apartment

The city told Jimmy Jannuzzi, 60, who has stage 4 lung cancer, that his affordable apartment is too big.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Home for the Blind to Get $38M Upgrade

Residents at Selis Manor will get overhauled apartments and a host of other improvements. 

Crown Heights »

Tivoli Towers Residents Resist City Orders to Move to Smaller Apartments

Elderly tenants in a Crown Heights Mitchell-Lama building have 30 days to respond to new housing rules.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Building Freezes, Just Weeks After Managers Said Heat Was Fixed

A Bed-Stuy building that went without heat for years is struggling through the cold snap.

Bed-Stuy »

Section 8 Housing in Bed-Stuy Gets $18M Facelift

A stretch of Section 8 housing in Bed-Stuy received an $18.5 million upgrade.

Bushwick »

New Development to Offer Bushwick 'Best Rents in a Long Time'

A 31-unit building slated for Broadway will bring affordable housing and a Dollar Tree.

Manhattan »

Concert Pianist Hid $1M Hamptons Home to Get Subsidy for TriBeCa Apartment

Carnegie Hall pianist Antonio Fermin, 48, pleaded guilty to stealing $17,815 in housing subsidies.

Harlem »

Deal Keeps 258 Manhattan Homes Affordable

A deal between the Housing Development Corporation and Related Companies will keep 258 units in affordable housing programs.

Manhattan »

LES Housing Scam Suspect Splurged on Florida Vacation

A Lower East Side tenants association president was among four suspects who allegedly scammed the city out of $200K.

Downtown »

TriBeCa Apartment Complex is Not Rent-Stabilized, Federal Court Rules

Independence Plaza North is not rent-stabilized, a federal judge said last week.

Harlem »

Harlem Developer Faces Opposition from Current Tenants

Residents of Tahl Propp Equties oppose the company's expansion plans.