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Albany passes historic rent laws

Rent laws were set to expire on Saturday.

NYCHA bosses take heat from residents over safety concerns

In a joint City Council hearing of Public Housing and Public Safety Thursday, resident leaders and families got a chance to talk to city leaders directly about their concerns about safety.

Marching against gun violence

New York activists will be marching cross the Brooklyn Bridge this weekend to highlight the national problem of people being shot or killed by guns.

Federal monitor urges patience on NYCHA troubles

For the second time in three months, Bart Schwartz - the newly appointed federal monitor charged with overseeing the ailing New York Housing Authority -- essentially told a crowd of frustrated tenants that help is on the way, but they ...

Protestors block FDR Drive traffic as officer in Eric Garner death faces NYPD trial

Protestors demanding that the officer accused in Eric Garner’s 2014 chokehold death be fired blocked traffic on the FDR Drive during the rush-hour commute Monday morning.

New housing rule could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing, NY lawmakers say

Democratic members of Congress from New York called Friday for federal housing officials to withdraw a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing.

Coalition calls for rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments

On Monday morning at City Hall, residents, activists and elected officials called for a rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments.

May means activism

Saturday, May 4, at 4 p.m. the December 12th Movement invites the community to join them during African Liberation Month for a rally demanding lifting the sanctions on Zimbabwe at All Souls Episcopal Church (114th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, ...

NYCHA will new X-ray guns to check thousands of apartments for lead paint contamination

Mayor Bill de Blasio displayed a lead gun in a news conference Monday and made a promise to families who live in New York City public housing.

Growing lack of affordable housing leaves low-income families with few options

A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households.

Wyckoff Gardens NYCHA residents say water is dirty in their complex

New York City Housing Authority residents living in Wyckoff Gardens have a lot to say about their water: it's dirty and they can't always get it hot.

After 51 years, fair housing still an unfinished journey

Fifty-one years ago, this month, the Fair Housing Act (the Act) was enacted to ensure that housing discrimination was illegal.

Facebook charged with housing discrimination by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Facebook was charged with discrimination by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development because of its ad-targeting system

NYCHA $LASH: Activist meeting with Trump yields no dividends

Frederick Douglass Houses Tenant Association President Carmen Quiñones met with President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in February.

IBO: More money is needed to fix public housing

A report by the Independent Budget Office suggests whatever money the city set aside to fix NYCHA won’t be enough.