City politicians and tenant leaders assess the 10-year plan to turn NYCHA’s finances around, City Limits reports.
Around 3,000 people participated on Thursday in a demonstration to put pressure on Albany to improve affordable housing laws, El Diario reports.
Hundreds of residents demand more affordable housing in East New York before rezoning plans are unveiled, El Diario reports.
City Limits assesses NYCHA tenant associations and their prospects for civic engagement.
The election of Carmen “Julie” Mercado as president of the Fort Independence Houses Tenants’ Association makes her the first leader of Hispanic background at the Bronx housing development, reports The Riverdale Press.
A photography project that put cameras in the hands of public housing residents, most of them young people, has culminated in the upcoming release of “Project Lives,” reports The Brooklyn Paper.
This week’s “Independent Sources”: Tech startups head to Port Morris and hire locals; yoga as therapy for survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse; and an East Harlem school building turned affordable housing unit for low-income artists.
Residents met with NYCHA chairwoman Shola Olatoye March 17 to complain about mold, lack of heat and hot water, and other unaddressed problems in the city’s public housing units.
Brooklyn Based offers a neighborhood guide to Ridgewood, which straddles Brooklyn and Queens.
Ever so gradually, the homeless shelter population is declining in NYC, and advocates see some hope for further declines thanks to new policies implemented by Mayor Bill de Blasio, reports City Limits. But there are still concerns.
The Feb. 25 episode of “Independent Sources” is dedicated to Bedford Stuyvesant, which reported the largest percentage increase of whites in the city between 2000 and 2010. What is driving the arrival of the newcomers? How are the changes affecting longtime Black residents?
City Comptroller Scott Stringer urged better translation and interpretation services at housing courts in the city, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
City Limits investigates how tenants battle landlords and bureaucracy in Bronx housing court, the city’s busiest, and examines some remedies.
New landlords in Crown Heights are revoking “preferential” rents and imposing staggering increases on residents, City Limits reports.
BRIC is hosting a town hall on gentrification in Brooklyn on Jan. 28, urging all voices in the borough to #BHeard.