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Harlem families fight for heat, hot water after ‘terrible’ holiday weekend

New York City Housing Authority Residents are struggling without heating and the Housing and Urban Development regional director said she's intending to stay in a NYCHA apartment to see first hand what tenants go through.

NYCHA repairs a doorway to privatization?

The New York City Housing Authority just got another leg up on the road for the $32 billion needed for repairs.

Mayor unveils ‘NYCHA 2.0’ as fired DOI head says de Blasio interfered with probes

The commissioner of an agency that investigates waste and malfeasance in New York City government said Monday

Judge rejects city’s $2.2 billion deal with feds over NYCHA repairs

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a $2.2 billion payment NYCHA

Hot 97 hosts NYCHA town hall in the Bronx

Hot 97 Street Soldiers hosted a NYCHA town hall community meeting in the Bronx.

Heating problems plague NYCHA as temperatures dip

As temperatures fall to below freezing at night in the city, residents in NYCHA are already battling with heating issues.

Interim Chair of NYCHA grilled about city’s privatization details at public hearing

Interim chair of NYCHA Stanley Brezenoff was in the hot seat again at a public hearing Tuesday.

NYC’s disappearing affordable housing

In the Brooklyn neighborhoods I represent, homeowners are increasingly subject to insidious fraud scams and deed theft, and they face the ever-present risk of foreclosure because of the lingering effects of the financial crisis.

October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality still going after 23 years

New Yorkers gathered in Foley Square Oct. 22 to protest against police murder, mass incarceration and the criminalization of a generation, a movement started in 1996 by the Revolutionary Communist Party and several other organizations and individuals.

Black Solidarity Day 2018—A day of absence

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, the Black Solidarity Day Coalition will take to the streets in commemoration of the work of the founder Dr. Carlos Russell.

Emergency meeting held to address housing crisis in Brooklyn

How bad is the affordable housing crisis in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn?

Mayor promises warmer winter for NYCHA; plan includes $1M a month ‘third party experts’

Thousands of families didn't have heat or hot water in public housing last winter and Mayor Bill de Blasio promised Thursday that this year will be different.

Justice at last for Laquan McDonald

For nearly four years, the family of Laquan McDonald has waited for justice.

Government-supported race discrimination suppressing Black homeownership

Despite the fact that the Fair Housing Act was passed by Congress more than 50 years ago, evidence now reveals that government-supported racial discrimination in home buying remains rampant across the U.S.—yet, with little legislative remedy or recourse.

Activists who are women of color march to fight against the Hyde Amendment

The date Sept. 30 marked 42 years since the passage of the Hyde Amendment, prompting activists who are women of color to march calling for an end to bans on abortion coverage. Activists in 23 states organized 55 events in ...