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Renters see lowest rent increase in history

Ignoring Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council’s recommendation for a rent freeze, the Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) on Monday voted to increase rents. Landlords can raise costs of the city’s 1 million rent-stabilized apartments 1 percent for the ...

Community Risk and Resiliency Act Passes in the State Assembly and Senate

The New York State Assembly and Senate passed the Community Risk and Resiliency Act on Thursday in response to the recent extreme weather events and the impact it has had on New York resident.

Claims of discrimination by the Ansonia Housing Authority Settled

An agreement was made between the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city of Ansonia, Connecticut and the Ansonia Housing Authority concerning allegations of discrimination.

Mayor’s housing plan earns tacit praise

On Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled an 10-year affordable housing plan

Brooklyn borough president to work with mayor to create more affordable housing

This week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams proposed an amendment to the zoning of the Broadway transit corridor, from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Broadway Junction, to permit more residential density.

Feds: Garden City must remedy housing discrimination

A federal court judge ordered the village of Garden City, N.Y., to change its housing practices in order to remedy years of intentional discrimination against non-whites.

NYCHA residents unveil plans to strengthen public housing post-Sandy

Recently, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) residents, community leaders and elected officials gathered on the steps of City Hall to announce a new report addressing how badly some NYCHA locations have recovered since Hurricane Sandy.

Crown Heights Tenant Union says “no” to landlord rule

A new union in Crown Heights is determined to protect residents from unfair treatment from landlords.

It’s not just education: Bill de Blasio and housing

Whether it’s affordable housing or homelessness, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s legacy isn’t just tied to charter schools and universal pre-K. A group of activists and supporters of the mayor gathered outside of City Hall last week to ...

New York Post lies about Greater Harlem Housing Development Corp

Ted Nugent’s comments that President Barack Obama is a “subhuman mongrel” and his subsequent so-called apology, which accused Obama of being a “violator of the Constitution,” is totally disrespectful

NYPD and MTA to clear the homeless from subways in an “outreach” effort

The NYPD and the MTA will begin clearing the homeless out of the city's subways on Feb. 24 at 3 a.m., in what the department is calling an “outreach program,” to offer them alternative shelter from the cold.

AIDS advocates call for more affordable housing in NYC

For HIV/AIDS advocates, it just boils down to one thing: “Provide more affordable housing for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.”

Mayor-elect de Blasio's leadership team continues to take shapes with appointments of deputy mayor for housing and economic development, Mayor's Chief of Staff

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio appointed Alicia Glen, Head of the Urban Investment Group (UIG) at Goldman Sachs, as his new Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development.

Spirit of giving felt across the city for Christmas

All across the city, New Yorkers are realizing the true meaning of Christmas

National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

Dec. 21 is National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. The annual event, which is commemorated in over 150 cities and counties across the United States.