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.
All across the city, New Yorkers are realizing the true meaning of Christmas
Dec. 21 is National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. The annual event, which is commemorated in over 150 cities and counties across the United States.
The Brooklyn civic associations and community-based organizations have launched an online petition asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo stop the sale of Atlantic Yards to Greenland Holdings Group
Comptroller John Liu is calling on the city to drop Aguila Inc.
groups announced the launch of the third Celebration of Service campaign to ensure military veterans and their families have a safe place to call home
In a further attempt to fight crime, Bloomberg suggested last week that residents at New York City Housing Authority complexes be fingerprinted
According to a new report by the Independent Budget Office (IBO), wealth in New York City is geographically concentrated, but the poverty’s dispersed. And no place is that displayed better than in Brooklyn.
At least 1/3 of the families using New York City's shelter system are homeless due to domestic violence, according to the New Destiny Housing Corporation.
It may seem extreme, but some homeless men and perhaps women are purposely contracting the HIV virus in order to obtain government assistance that would no longer require them to live on the street, according to a new report in ...
According to the 2012 American Community Survey, the median household income in the New York metro area was $63,982 in 2012. In addition, 14.8 percent of people in the New York area were in poverty in 2012. One in five ...
The 15th anniversary of the Million Youth March will occur on Sept. 7 in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building in Harlem.
Our union proudly represents nearly 9,000 members who work in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments. Their work ranges from apartment repairs, to grounds caretaking, to boiler and elevator services, to rent collections. A third of them also live ...
The NYC Alliance to Preserve Public Housing, a coalition of housing and New York City resident advocates, sent a letter to the New York City Housing Authority to denounce the Housing Authority's proposals in its fiscal year 2014 draft annual ...
A recent shooting at a house party in East Flatbush has Council Member Jumaane Williams calling for new rules when it comes to large gatherings in residential neighborhoods and cracking down on “house clubs.”