Fifty-seven years ago, the Supreme Court upheld providing counsel in criminal proceedings as a constitutional right: when life and liberty interests were at stake, the court’s Gideon v. Wainwright ruling held that individuals were entitled to a court-appointed attorney if ...
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) says rumors claiming that three Harlem housing projects have been sold to a “billionaire housing developer” and are slated for demolition are not true.
Free air conditioners are available to Brooklyn residents with medical conditions.
Calling all New York City senior citizens—your rent does not have to go up.
Seven buildings used as homeless shelters with a combined total of 726 building code violations are being forced by the city to clean things up.
According to a report by the Community Service Society, New York State’s “eviction bonus” is responsible for nearly 50 percent of the citywide total increase in stabilized rents above inflation.
After setting an historic record last year by not raising rents on the city's 1.03 million rent-regulated apartments, the Rent Guidelines Board now considers making local history again by actually reducing rents for the first time ever.
Comunilife opens 65 units of affordable housing for special needs and low-income residents in the Bronx
Health and human service not-for-profit Comunilife opens its newest supportive and affordable housing building in the Bronx.
The city of New York is an exiting place to live in because it is big and therefore offers many places to go, activities and many different people to meet.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio achieved a major victory this week when the New York City Council approved his housing re-zoning plan.
A massive affordable housing preservation project will repair apartments, improve the buildings and keep the rents of 358 apartments affordable to low-income families for the next 30 years.
Homeless advocates and housing developers announce new initiative for large-scale, low-income housing
Homeless advocates, nonprofit housing developers and other stakeholders unveil a new housing proposal to help transition away from the controversial "cluster site" shelter program.
The Staten Island Borough Board voted against Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan by a 6 to1 margin Dec. 10, which was the last board to cast their vote.
Reports indicate that even with the implementation of a program costing the city $210 million, crime is up in a number of New York Public Housing Authority developments.
The percentage of U.S. mortgage applicants getting approved has increased, especially among middle-income black and Hispanic loan applicants, indicating that easing mortgage restrictions are making it easier for more Americans to become homeowners.