Barbara Luray is the president of the Fort Independence Houses in the Bronx and she says she's afraid to use the water in her bathroom after two cases of Legionnaires' disease were confirmed in her building.
More than 1,100 children living in public housing in New York tested positive for high levels of lead in the years since 2012, according to new numbers released by the city.
More trouble for the New York City Housing Authority as reports surface that workers in one Bronx housing development are accused of sexual misconduct on the job.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined more than 100 New York City Housing Authority tenant leaders and residents of all ages for a rally at the Bronx River Houses to bring attention to the agency’s failure to spend money ...
As curtains continue to unveil illegal and potentially dangerous activity by the New York Housing Authority, attention is now being turned on water towers in public housing.
Nonsmokers and reformed smokers often rail against walking through clouds of nicotine as they walk by public spaces. Residents in multi-dwelling buildings might quietly grumble as they breath in relentless second-hand smoke from their puffing and dragging neighbors.
It’s been several years since New Yorkers lost their right to smoke in city restaurants, but they were always free to smoke inside their own home; that all changed Monday for public housing residents.
As the curtain continues to be raised on just how bad the New York City Housing Authority has been treating its residents, another bombshell dropped this week about the ongoing cover-ups.
New York City's comptroller called for caps on security deposits, saying that tenants in the city are spending too much, in a new report Sunday.
“NYCHA wasn’t transparent,” stated District 20 Senator Jesse Hamilton, speaking to the Amsterdam News. “Children had neurotoxins in their system… their cognitive ability was in jeopardy.”
As the federal government steps in to help the New York City Housing Authority, the curtain continues to reveal just how serious conditions are in public housing.
City officials announced new measures to reduce the lead exposure risk for children living in public housing.
Ethnic cleansing, an international human rights violation, is rapidly increasing. Omowale Clay, a member of the December 12th Movement, said, “Ethnic cleansing has always been the United States government tool to steal, murder and exploit us in a systematic way.”
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the New York City Housing Authority, an administrator with the department said Monday.
The New York City Housing Authority received a long overdue payday this week as the city reached a $2 billion settlement with the federal government to repair the city’s crumbling public housing.