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Midtown »

The stories of Hart Island, "Pet Sounds" and a cheese surplus.

Jamaica »

The center, at 90-27 Sutphin Blvd., is closing on Aug. 31.

Sunset Park »

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

Lower East Side »

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

Sunset Park »

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

Sunset Park »

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

Lower East Side »

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

Chelsea »

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

Crown Heights »

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

Bed-Stuy »

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

Bed-Stuy »

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

Bushwick »

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

Manhattan »

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

Harlem »

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

Manhattan »

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