One of the signature achievements of the Civil Rights Era was the passage by Congress in April of 1968 of the Fair Housing Act (FHA), also known as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.
Another wave of student walkouts is expected to disrupt classes Friday at hundreds of schools across the U.S. as young activists press for tougher gun laws.
A new lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court Thursday demanded NYCHA provide rent refunds for the 300,000 tenants who were without heat or hot water at some point last winter.
Protestors took to the street last Wednesday, April 4, in Harlem to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
The New York City Housing Authority recently announced that roofs have been completely replaced at 65 public housing buildings.
After four years on the job and a recent wave of scrutiny, New York City Housing Authority Chairwoman Shola Olatoye announced her resignation this week. News broke Monday night that Olatoye would be stepping down. The official announcement was made ...
New York City's embattled public housing chief says she is leaving an agency that faces "real struggles."
The head of the New York City Housing Authority, a woman who’s faced increased criticism in recent months over conditions in NYCHA homes, is stepping down.
With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Andrew Cuomo equated NYCHA’s urgency with Hurricane Sandy or a major snowstorm Monday as he officially declared public housing in New York City in a state of emergency.
Public housing tenants fed up with conditions inside their homes rallied and marched during Holy Week just across from City hall.
Several social justice organizations came together to participate in a rally condemning a judge’s ruling against Newark’s new Civilian Review Board Wednesday.
Adia Granger knows gun violence intimately. The 16-year-old lives in Baltimore, the city with the highest murder rate of any major city in America.
Thousands of New Yorkers who didn't make it to Washington D.C. last Saturday participated in the NYC March for Our Lives in the streets of Manhattan.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes major announcements that he is proposing $550 million in funding for the New York City Housing Authority in the state budget, tenants continue to suffer.
In another visit to NYCHA housing, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces he’s tacking on an additional $250 million proposed investment for inclusion in the state budget to support public housing.