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City reaches $2B deal with feds over NYCHA repairs: U.S. Attorney

The nation's largest public housing agency will pay billions of dollars to settle claims that it used dirty tricks like building fake walls to hide problems from inspectors and lied about lead paint conditions to mask risks to low-income residents ...

City’s predatory equity landlords named

Lower East Side resident Holly Slayton has been a resident of 514 E. 12th St. for almost 30 years; however, things changed when her building was taken over by a new company she believes is trying to put her out.

If city refuses NYCHA consent decree, criminal charges may follow: councilman

As City Hall works on a multi-billion dollar settlement with the federal government to fix public housing in New York City, the deal is raising serious questions with one city leader who is now telling PIX11 News that the mayor ...

March for reparations set for June 23 in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress is hosting the March and Rally for Reparations in Newark Saturday, June 23, at noon

VIDEO: Advocates, elected officials kick off Gun Violence Awareness Month

Violence intervention experts from the NYC Crisis Management System, members of the Gun Violence Awareness Month (GVAM) Coalition and several elected officials held a press conference and rally on the steps of City Hall to kick of Gun Violence Awareness ...

Activists gather around the nation to restart Poor People’s Campaign

May 14, hundreds of activists across the United States gathered in their state capitals to begin the Poor People’s Campaign 50 years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. initiated his movement to fight poverty.

Civil rights activists, prominent leaders rally outside NFL Headquarters, scold league for ‘dangerous’ anthem policy

Civil rights groups and community leaders served up a message of defiance outside NFL headquarters in Midtown Friday.

Wrongly convicted Black man is exonerated after spending years in prison

John Bunn’s tears continue to flow after a court cleared his name from a 17-year prison sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.

Federal Judge: $2.2 million verdict to family of Mohamed Bah stays

A federal judge rejected City Hall’s attempt to throw out a $2.2. million verdict to the family of the late Mohamed Bah. Manhattan Federal Judge Kevin Castel ruled against the city’s desire to have the ruling dismissed because Detective Edwin ...

You need a nearly $100k income to rent some ‘affordable’ housing in NYC

Some residents are questioning just how affordable some city listed “affordable housing" is in their neighborhood— while the city is defending its housing offering.

Bed-Stuy battles against ethnic cleansing

The battle against “ethnic cleansing” is intensifying on the sidewalks of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

Mumia Abu-Jamal supporters rally in Philly

Protesters chanted and marched in Philadelphia on Monday in support of former Black Panther and death-row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal as he seeks to re-appeal his conviction.

HUD Ben Carson proposes raising rent for millions living in public housing

Ben Carson the Housing and Urban Development secretary introduced a new proposal Wednesday that would increase rent payments for more than two million people living in public housing.

Community groups, elected officials rally against Cuomo threats

Last week, community groups and elected officials took to Foley Square in Lower Manhattan to say they’re not going anywhere.

City council grills new NYCHA general manager on housing issues

A housing hearing was packed inside city hall Tuesday as council members got another chance to question management at the New York City Housing Authority.