Details Delayed For Long-Stalled NYCHA Project
After being torn down for a redevelopment that proved too pricey to complete, Prospect Plaza is being replaced by a mix of public- and affordable housing. The metrics of that mix are still being worked out.
Bronx Community Leaders Irked By Homeless Shelter
Another Bronx apartment building becomes a temporary home for the homeless, worrying community leaders.
Forest City Ratner Again Gets Extension from MTA
The developer has pushed back for a second time the formal start of construction on a new railyard, raising new questions about the timeline for promised housing.
Five BK Councilmembers Will Let Residents Shape Budget
The city's participatory budgeting experiment moves into its third cycle, with Brooklyn more deeply bought in than the other boroughs.
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Public Housing
This city in a city—the nation's oldest and largest public housing system—faces operating shortfalls and a huge list of capital needs. How can City Hall protect this resource?
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Affordable Housing
The hopefuls offer different menus of zoning schemes, investment plans, tax breaks and more to try to build and preserve tens of thousands of units during the next decade.
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Homelessness
The population of the city's shelter system having skyrocketed to 50,000 people, the mayoral candidates propose a variety of ways to address the crisis.
Federal-Funded Effort May Reshape East New York
As part of an Obama administration bid to create more transit-centered development, the Brooklyn neighborhood may see a rezoning to encourage housing and retail.
Bangladeshi Enclave Grows in City Line
As a large community has taken root, there have been conscious efforts to promote cross-cultural cooperation.
Spring Creek Builder's Promises Spur Cheers, Jeers
An extensive community benefits agreement between the developer of the Gateway II project is hailed by many. But some community groups feel left out.
Tensions at Brooklyn Coop Reflect Mitchell-Lama Woes
Lindsay Park's leaders say they're acting to stabilize the development's finances. But some residents say the board's moves have been bad for their own wallets.
Bronx Armory Saga: Will it Echo Nationwide?
For 20 years, community groups and the city wrestled over the Kingsbridge Armory. The latest and most likely proposal includes a landmark community benefits deal that could be a national model.
Twenty-Something ... and Ready to be Adopted
Children who "age out" of foster care often face steep challenges, prompting new interest in finding families for people much older than typical candidates for adoption.
Suit Over Homeless Shelters in East New York
The plaintiffs say their neighborhood is overburdened by shelters and other social-service facilities. But the city says it's merely trying to keep the homeless close to their neighborhoods.
Plan to Build on Vacant Lots Stirs Displacement Fears
A plan to build housing on property once part of the Rheingold brewery in Bushwick has aroused concern about the project's impact on housing prices across the neighborhood.
Pols Aggressively Shaping Bronx Community Boards
The sway that the borough president and councilmembers have over the boards isn't new. But the past year has seen several high-profile instances of officials using that power.
Sheridan Foes Hope to Fix Road They Couldn't Kill
Residents and advocates were disappointed the city didn't just shut down the short, troublesome highway. Now they're backing a city plan to at least improve it.
Graduation Day: Bloomberg's Babies Grow Up
In the final installment of our Class of 2013 series, we watch the seniors we've met this year as they leave New York City public schools for the big, "real" world.
FreshDirect Foes Say They'll Appeal
Opponents of the plan to locate a headquarters for the grocery delivery firm in Mott Haven want to overturn a ruling last month that rejected their bid to block the deal.
New Charter High School Will Be Closed to Transfer Students
The DOE is planting seeds for charters to expand in city schools even after Mayor Bloomberg leaves office. But some of the new resources will only be open to those who won charter lotteries in the early grades.
East New York Elderly Fight Displacement
A new senior housing development in the neighborhood aims not just to address a citywide senior housing shortage, but also to create a foothold for the aged amid new real-estate investment.
Housing and Development
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