A former New York firefighter said stupidity, not racism, spurred him to set a fire that destroyed a black colleague’s apartment.
A former corrections officer was sentenced to one year in a city jail for smuggling contraband Friday and was also ordered to pay several court fees.
Prepare your down-payments, New York City, because Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that his administration secured 24,293 affordable apartments and homes in Fiscal Year 2017, the highest overall production since 1989, according to the New York City website.
For the 12th consecutive year, America’s national homeownership rate has declined, according Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)’ annual report, “State of the Nation’s Housing 2017.” This year’s report also found these declines vary by race and ethnicity.
An Oklahoma police officer who was acquitted in last year's shooting death of an unarmed black man will resign from the Tulsa Police Department next month, she announced Friday.
“My name is Assata (she who struggles) Olugbala (for the people) Shakur (the thankful one), and I am a 20th century escaped slave,” she wrote on her website in 2013.
Brooklyn’s Community Board 9 voted unanimously with one abstention (35-0) against the city’s plan to turn a Crown Heights armory into a condo tower with office space and a recreation center.
Saturday, June 17, at Barnard College, WAM!NYC, the New York City affiliate of Women, Action and the Media, hosted its eighth annual gender justice in media conference, “Report the Fact, Frame the Future.”
Assemblywoman Latrice Walker allocated more than 1 million dollars to Brownsville Houses for new appliances that will be arriving to residents starting June 1 with the last delivery scheduled for June 30.
Moving is stressful. And not just because of the cost.
The NAACP, NYCHA tenants and advocates gathered at City Hall Monday to speak out against a potential law requiring apprenticeships for construction workers. The bill (Intro. 1447), which currently has the support of the New York City Council, comes as ...
The New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted 7-2 to increase rent 1.25 percent on one-year rent-stabilized leases and a 2 percent increase on two-year leases.
The median existing home price climbed to $252,800 in May, according to the National Association of Realtors, exceeding the peak hit in June 2016 of $247,600.
Several recent shootings in East Orange, N.J., have not only put the city on edge but also prompted the community to step and become more involved.
For years, students complained, saying University of Maryland officials needed to do more to prevent or respond to racist incidents on campus.