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Health officials investigate cases of Legionnaires’ at Harlem NYCHA building

Health officials are testing the water system of a Harlem NYCHA building following concerns of Legionnaires' disease.

City failed to do repairs and remove kids from lead-contaminated NYCHA apartments: reports

New York City failed to do repairs and move kids out of apartments with lead.

Albany be damned: Rent Guidelines Board votes for rent increases

About 2.5 million rent stabilized New York residents will see another raise in rents this year.

Albany passes historic rent laws

Rent laws were set to expire on Saturday.

NYCHA bosses take heat from residents over safety concerns

In a joint City Council hearing of Public Housing and Public Safety Thursday, resident leaders and families got a chance to talk to city leaders directly about their concerns about safety.

Federal monitor urges patience on NYCHA troubles

For the second time in three months, Bart Schwartz - the newly appointed federal monitor charged with overseeing the ailing New York Housing Authority -- essentially told a crowd of frustrated tenants that help is on the way, but they ...

New housing rule could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing, NY lawmakers say

Democratic members of Congress from New York called Friday for federal housing officials to withdraw a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing.

Coalition calls for rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments

On Monday morning at City Hall, residents, activists and elected officials called for a rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments.

NYCHA will new X-ray guns to check thousands of apartments for lead paint contamination

Mayor Bill de Blasio displayed a lead gun in a news conference Monday and made a promise to families who live in New York City public housing.

Growing lack of affordable housing leaves low-income families with few options

A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households.

Wyckoff Gardens NYCHA residents say water is dirty in their complex

New York City Housing Authority residents living in Wyckoff Gardens have a lot to say about their water: it's dirty and they can't always get it hot.

After 51 years, fair housing still an unfinished journey

Fifty-one years ago, this month, the Fair Housing Act (the Act) was enacted to ensure that housing discrimination was illegal.

Facebook charged with housing discrimination by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Facebook was charged with discrimination by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development because of its ad-targeting system

NYCHA $LASH: Activist meeting with Trump yields no dividends

Frederick Douglass Houses Tenant Association President Carmen Quiñones met with President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in February.

IBO: More money is needed to fix public housing

A report by the Independent Budget Office suggests whatever money the city set aside to fix NYCHA won’t be enough.

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