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New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Houses

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Houses

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Comptroller audit points to vacant NYCHA units

An audit has confirmed what many have suspected—plenty of public housing vacancies are available that aren’t being filled.

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The enduring crisis of public housing

Some of us old enough to remember when public housing, a brand-spanking-new, two-bedroom residence in the projects, was considered “upward mobility” not only are nostalgic about the past but also sympathize with those currently in desperate straits for decent housing.

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NYCHA for sale

Reports indicate that the New York City Housing Authority is selling 50 percent of its stake in housing projects, approximately 900 apartments, to private developers.

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City approves ‘poor door’ for affordable housing residents

A controversial plan would allow a residential condo building to have one entrance for its residents who buy condos facing the Hudson River and another for affordable housing residents facing the street.

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Bloomberg: Fingerprint NYCHA residents

In a further attempt to fight crime, Bloomberg suggested last week that residents at New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) complexes be fingerprinted in order to make them safer.

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The New York City Housing Authority sees $205 million in cutbacks

As the sequester continues in Washington, D.C., it appears cuts to government-funded programs are sparing no one. That includes the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), which is seeing cuts totaling $205 million.