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Progress Seen on NYCHA Repairs in East Brooklyn
Details Delayed For Long-Stalled NYCHA Project
Concerns Over Private Firm Managing Some NYCHA Properties
Brooklyn Tenants Get Vow of NYCHA Fixes
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Public Housing
East New York Elderly Fight Displacement
Mayoral Hopefuls Asked: How to Pay for Public Housing?
Decisions New York's Next Mayor Will Face on Public Housing
Details Emerge About Plan for Private Buildings on NYCHA Land
City Picks Plan to Replace Shuttered Housing Project
Many Are Responsible for Housing Project's Stall
Beyond Scandal, NYCHA Residents Seek More Power
Can Private Advice Save A Threatened Public Realm?
Life In A Landmark: Pioneering Public Housing Site Shows Its Age
As AIDS Threat Changes, Push For Housing Renews
Work In Progress: Residents Get More NYCHA Jobs
When Brooklyn Projects Go Down, What Will Go Up?
HUD Listens To Housing Activists' PETRA Worries
How Much Stimulus Money Went To Low Income Areas?
Opponents Mobilize Against New Harlem Charter School
In a city of over eight million people, housing has continued to be a struggle for decades. In the 1930s, the NYCHA opened its first affordable housing unit. Since then, the organization has grown to house over 400,000 New Yorkers.
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.
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.
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.
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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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 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, 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.