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 ...
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.
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.
On Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled an 10-year affordable housing plan
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.
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.
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.
A new union in Crown Heights is determined to protect residents from unfair treatment from landlords.
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 ...
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
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.
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.
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.