Ja Rule puts NYCHA in the hot seat

Continuing their fight against the city, NYCHA residents and elected officials gathered on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to voice their sustained outrage over a lack of heat and hot water.

Legal Aid Society threatens to sue NYCHA for $15 million over heat problems

It’s been a brutal winter for families in our city with no heat – and now, thousands of residents are no longer taking it.

‘Enough is enough!’: Emotions run high in ongoing NYCHA saga

Goose down jackets, doubled-up scarves, trousers-on-top-of-trousers, long-johns, thermals and gloves are what some NYCHA residents are wearing in their freezing apartments with iced-up windows, stone-cold radiators and visible breath in the living rooms.

NYCHA grilled on failing system leaving 80% of tenants without heat, hot water this winter

The majority — 80 percent — of NYCHA residents have gone without heat and hot water this winter.

The NYCHA saga continues

Tiesha Jones was devastated to learn in 2010 that her 4-year-old daughter had nine times the allowable level of lead in her blood.

Mayor invests $200 million to fix NYCHA heating systems

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced $200 million will be invested in boiler replacements.

Foreclosure crisis being tackled in North Jersey

The Hearings of Citizens Coalition Against Foreclosures is hosting a meeting to discuss the proposed Moratorium Bill Against Foreclosures in East Orange.

NYCHA: State of emergency

From the latest scandal involving chair Shola Olatoye allegedly lying to the City Council about lead paint inspections, to continued issues with heat and a backlog of repairs, there’s no doubt that the New York City Housing Authority is in ...

New housing ambassador locations help New Yorkers apply for affordable housing

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer recently announced five new Housing Ambassador locations as financial counseling host sites for Ready to ...

Gov. Cuomo announces $65 million of affordable housing in the Bronx

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the start of construction of three multifamily rental buildings with 138 affordable apartments in the Bronx called The Grand.

Mayor de Blasio signs Housing Not Warehousing Act

This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the Housing Not Warehousing Act, designed to help identify vacant sites that could be used for affordable housing development.

Left in the cold: NYCHA residents suffer during winter

NYCHA residents continue to to deal with heating problems in apartments.

Recent fires put spotlight on safety in apartment buildings

Apartment complexes present unique fire dangers that are not present in many other types of residential areas.

Affordable Housing Manager position created in Newark to aid with housing crisis

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced this week that the city is looking to fill the position of Affordable Housing Manager.

After misleading feds on lead testing, NYCHA chief is on the hot seat at packed hearing

New York City Housing Authority's chair was grilled by city council members Tuesday after news broke that her agency had falsely reported lead inspections and lead removal in public housing had occurred.