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Buildings Get High Marks—From Feds, Not Tenants
City Picks Plan to Replace Shuttered Housing Project
Many Are Responsible for Housing Project's Stall
Are Nets' Promised Cheap Seats for Sale?
Jobless Find Hope in NYCHA's Post-Sandy Cleanup
After Flood, Brighton's Latinos Struggle in Shadows
Reeling Before the Storm, Rockaways Complex Eyes Rescue
Grassroots Groups Have Taken Over Sandy Relief
From Capitol Hill to Murray Hill: NY's Reps at Home
The Men Who Ride the Homeless Bus
Foreclosure Crisis: Buzz Fades, Protests Continue
Beyond Scandal, NYCHA Residents Seek More Power
Agency, Developer Wrestle Over Atlantic Yards Affordability
Illegal Hotels Survive Crackdown, Some Say
Legal Questions Emerge About Citi Field Mall
Coney Island's Invisible Towers
Industrial, Homeless Policies Clash in East New York
BrooklynEdges: A Mosaic Grows as Boerum Hill Changes
Who's Afraid of NYU? School's Neighbors Air Gripes
'Vacated' Housing Full of Meaning for Brooklyn Nabes
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.
Watch a video interview with the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in a 2002 fire at a Bronx apartment building that was under court order to fix its flawed electrical system.
When one apartment building owner becomes overwhelmed by mortgage payments, the buildings nearby are also likely to be suffering from lapses in maintenance and safety, a new report finds.
The number of homeless women veterans tracked by the federal Department of Veterans Affairs has more than doubled in the past five years, but they are poorly served by existing programs, an investigation finds.
A new report on homelessness in New York calls for some shelter residents to be housed for a year to 18 months, so they can get the time and resources needed to become self-sufficient.
Amid a sea of praise for Gov. Cuomo's second budget, advocates for low-income New Yorkers raised complaints. That, plus the latest on NYCHA, city job creation and the sick leave bill —all in our policy roundup.
Access to lawyers, translation services and childcare would make Brooklyn Housing Court a fairer forum, according to a coalition of community groups.
A study of the effect of housing vouchers on public safety finds no evidence that the arrival of subsidy recipients leads to increases in crime. Rather, voucher holders tend to move to areas where crime is already high.
Residents of NYCHA developments and people receiving Section 8 subsidies post an estimated 27 percent unemployment rate, says a new study, but there are new opportunities to lower it.
A state judge ruled that New York can end a rent-subsidy program for formerly homeless people that lost its state and federal funding.
Lawyers for both sides say there is a proposed settlement in the lawsuit tenants filed 2007 against the Pinnacle Group, alleging improper rent hikes and evictions.
The Housing Authority's Chairman John Rhea warned of 3,000 layoffs unless the federal government moves to close a billion-dollar gap in public housing funding.
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The plan to build market-rate buildings at public housing sites doesn't save NYCHA, it threatens it. There's a better way, this writer argues.
Yes, solving the homelessness crisis will take more affordable housing and living-wage jobs. But it will also require a better shelter system.
The city's shelter system can't create the housing and jobs that would prevent homelessness. The next mayor must rally the agencies who can.
With 2,000 cases rolling in every day and 11,000 families losing their housing last year, a survey found that tenants are at a stark disadvantage in Bronx Housing Court.
Yes, says this writer, but it will require vision and renewed drive by the Bloomberg administration: Doing a few things better will not be enough.
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.