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Brooklyn Tenants Get Vow of NYCHA Fixes
Lessons of Willets Point: Trading Parkland for Developer's Donation
Lessons of Willets Point: Will A New Mayor Do Development Differently?
Bronx Community Leaders Irked By Homeless Shelter
Forest City Ratner Again Gets Extension from MTA
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Public Housing
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Affordable Housing
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Homelessness
Federal-Funded Effort May Reshape East New York
Bangladeshi Enclave Grows in City Line
Spring Creek Builder's Promises Spur Cheers, Jeers
Tensions at Brooklyn Coop Reflect Mitchell-Lama Woes
Bronx Armory Saga: Will it Echo Nationwide?
Twenty-Something ... and Ready to be Adopted
Suit Over Homeless Shelters in East New York
Plan to Build on Vacant Lots Stirs Displacement Fears
Pols Aggressively Shaping Bronx Community Boards
FreshDirect Foes Say They'll Appeal
East New York Elderly Fight Displacement
Housing Violations Not the Issue in Beef with Landlord
Advocates hoped a new owner would take on the troubled "three-borough pool." But they welcome a deal with the state AG protecting tenants' rights.
A new report finds renters are being priced out of housing across the country—not because of a lack of supply, but because of the inadequacy of our incomes.
A 44-building portfolio is in foreclosure, and tenant advocates are hoping the city will pressure firms tied to the parcels' financing to sell to a responsible buyer.
The man in the elevator said he didn't know anything about the buildings where tenants' rooms had been left in shambles. Turns out he owned them.
Mayor Bloomberg left office celebrating the creation or preservation of 160,000 units of affordable housing. Which borough got the most? Which community boards saw the most production?
Only one in four survey respondents approve of the mayor's handling of homelessness, even though most say they haven't seen an increase in homelessness under the mayor.
Informal homes for people with substance abuse problems or re-entering society after a stint in prison often violate the building code and tenants' rights. But tenants prefer them to the street.
One candidate has his own housing plan. The other has endorsed a coalition's blueprint. But whoever wins is going to be pressed to address the specific housing needs of aging New Yorkers.
The project plans to target neighborhoods next to the areas it's already serving. Some would rather it target a clientele that's more diverse, and less affluent, than the current ridership.
Homeless policy has dogged the last four mayors of New York City. A recent panel looked at how the next mayor might turn the page.
Federal support for public housing operating expenses has been lagging costs for a decade. A NYCHA board member said a new approach might shore up funding from Washington.
The Department of Homeless Services announced a "decline of 28 percent across the five boroughs since 2005." That was the good news.
Congratulations to our two Ippies honorees, Ruth Ford and Batya Ungar-Sargon.
A report finds shortcomings in the mayor's affordable housing plan. But as many workers' incomes stagnate, any housing program is going to face very difficult math.
With a grant from the New York Community Trust, our 36-year archive is now digital (and fully accessible for free) online.
Advocates in the Bronx neighborhood where he died in a 2002 apartment fire are collecting money to pay for a grave marker for Jashawn Parker, whose story is told in this month's issue of City Limits magazine.
When a housing market collapse kicked America into recession, it was reasonable to hope that one benefit would be to reduce housing costs for low-income people. No such luck.
The city's public housing agency wants rules relaxed to allow creative budgeting. But advocates for residents want stronger assurances that financial flexibility won't come at the cost of tenant rights.
Brooklynites who fought against the Atlantic Yards development shared lessons they learned with Bronx residents who are resisting a different city-subsidized development deal.
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For Arvernetta Henry, the stakes in the budget talks are pretty simple. With a rent subsidy, she gets out of the shelter. Without it, she doesn't.
When New Yorkers think about aging infrastructure, bridges, roads and pipes come to mind. But schools, hospitals, jails and other public buildings aren't getting any younger, either.
Mayor de Blasio's move to cut fees the city charges NYCHA is just one step toward making public housing vibrant and sustainable in New York.
The agency says The Bradford, which serves families making up to $194,000, was a wise use of resources to achieve income diversity and supply affordable housing to under-served income groups.
A development that used generous subsidies and largely offered high-rent units represents the kind of deal the mayor's affordable housing initiative ought to avoid.
Report says NYPD tactics and attitudes unjustly target blacks, Latinos, gays, transgender people, vendors and sex workers.
On Monday, March 28, 2011, City Limits Magazine celebrated the launch of "Defining Brooklyn: The Borough Behind the Brand" at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Skylight Gallery.