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Greenpoint »

Former Hostel Owner Buys Beleaguered Greenpoint SRO

Gal Sela said he might knock down the building where dozens of formerly homeless men currently live.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Dies After Attack in Downtown Brooklyn SRO Facility

David Barron was found with a severe head wound in a Nevins Street building and later died, cops said.

Boerum Hill »

Man Beat and Suffocated Neighbor in Brooklyn SRO, Prosecutors Say

David Barron, 44, was beaten and choked by Leonardo Martinez, 32, inside 50 Nevins St., cops said.

Greenpoint »

Tenants Sue Landlord With Hundreds of Building Violations in Greenpoint SRO

The 1109 Manhattan Ave. tenants say they've lived years with broken toilets, mold and lack of heat. 

Canarsie »

Man Shot and Killed in Brooklyn

Yusef Crockett, 22, was found near Farragut Road and East 86th Street, police said.

Greenpoint »

Landlord Evicts Formerly Homeless Tenants From Decrepit Clay Street House

After letting the building fall into disrepair, the landlord of 66 Clay St. is kicking out tenants.

New York City »

City Council Hikes Fines for Illegal Hotels

The City Council adopted a bill substantially increasing fines for illegal hotels.

Upper West Side »

Fire in Controversial Homeless Shelter Sparked by Cigarette, Officials Say

A cigarette sparked the fire inside of 316 W. 95th St., the FDNY said.

Upper West Side »

Police Arrest Man in Stabbing Death at SRO Building

Cops arrested Frank Herrera, 51, in the stabbing death of a fellow resident at a Broadway SRO building.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Cops Investigating Dead Body Discovered on Upper West Side

Police are investigating the discovery of a dead body at a hotel on Broadway.

Manhattan »

Illegal Hotels Could be Fined Up to $25K Under New Legislation

City Council is proposing new fines for illegal hotel repeat vioations that could soar up to $25,000.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

SRO Building Owners Who Rented to Tourists Must Pay City $600K

The city sued single-room occupancy building owners who rented rooms to tourists.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Tenants Fear New SRO Law Means Unwelcome Neighbors

Tenants in an Upper West Side SRO building worry their landlord will rent rooms to the homeless.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

The Best Deal in the City? UWS Room Rents for $99-a-Week

The resident took advantage of a little known housing law, according to a report.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Homeless Put in UWS Buildings With Safety Violations

The city is renting rooms for homeless men in buildings with serious safety violations.

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