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Details Delayed For Long-Stalled NYCHA Project
Tenants Form Union to Fight Gentrification
In Sunset Park, Demise of Affordable Units Feared
New Push For Banks to Monitor Building Conditions
Churches Become Housing in Bushwick
Advocates Want Housing Battle Fought on Many Fronts
For Sunset Park, Proposed BRT Routes Could Help Foster Jobs
Concerns Over Private Firm Managing Some NYCHA Properties
Advocates Say Armory Fight is Over, But Work Just Beginning
Cabrera: I'll Vote for Kingsbridge Plan
Kingsbridge Armory Plan Passes
Negotiations Over Armory End as Vote Nears
Cabrera Rallies Against Armory Plan
Program to Take Buildings from Bad Landlords Fades
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 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.
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.
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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 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.
Some say New York could relieve high rents by removing rent regulations. And other people say the world is flat.
The longest night of the year is also a day to remember people who died on the street.
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.