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Chapter 1: Public Housing's Last Stand
Chapter 2: The Life and Times of Public Housing
Chapter 3: Suddenly, No One Wanted to Pay for Public Housing
Chapter 4: High Hopes, Steep Challenges for NYCHA
Project Patrol: Crime in Public Housing, Past and Present
Capital Ideas: Rebuilding Public Housing, Under Pressure
Seeing Green: NYCHA Aims to Cut Carbon, and Costs
Time for Hardball: Public Housing Politics
City Limits' 2009 investigation on the complicated past, troubled present, and uncertain future of the nation's oldest and largest public housing system. This project was funded by the Independence Community Foundation (now the Brooklyn Community Foundation).
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.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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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.
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.
Race, Opportunity and Sequestration: This report examines ten marquee programs for Americans struggling to make it into the middle-class.
Potential neighbors often express worries that Housing Choice Voucher holders heighten crime. Yet no research systematically examines the link between the presence of voucher holders in a neighborhood and crime.