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Housing Justice for All campaign pushes for ‘good cause’ eviction legislation

A coalition of over 70 organizations representing tenants and homeless New Yorkers from across the state unveiled a legislative agenda to build on housing reforms.

New rent laws protect tenants from predatory practices

New York City launched a campaign on new tenant protections Monday.

Advocates for homeless camp out at City Hall

A modest gathering inside City Hall Park Thursday evening aimed at raising awareness to New York City’s ongoing homeless crisis and the desperate need for more affordable housing.

Frustrated NYCHA tenants storm management offices across from City Hall demanding repairs

Dozens of NYCHA tenant residents, members of a group called Community Voices Heard say they are sick of feeling ignored, so they stormed management offices Tuesday mornings.

NAREB Urges Black Americans Not to Defer Their Dream of Homeownership

According to the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) wealth building usually begins with that first investment in owning your own home. Whether you purchase a first-time “starter” home or inherit a property or residence.

HUD regional director visits NYCHA in Brooklyn

Housing and Urban Development Regional Director toured public housing facilities in Brooklyn on Monday.

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.

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