The buildings commissioner took nine months to submit financial and ethics disclosure forms and his review was still underway when he resigned. He’s since been indicted on multiple bribery charges.
Medrite and Aron Security got $450 million to staff more than a dozen shelters under a shroud of secrecy. Even the city comptroller and Council are struggling to find out more as workers and residents clash.
Adams appointee Eric Ulrich pocketed $150,000 from associates seeking city actions, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg charged.
Since January, state law has required the city to detail public housing problems in its online portal. That’s not happening.
Resolution of the long-pending legal case challenging ‘community preference’ set-asides could reframe which applicants get affordable housing — including a relative of the judge hearing the case.
Facing a half-billion dollars in rent arrears, the cash-strapped public housing agency has sent 1,250 notices so far.
City Department of Investigation probing a supervisor’s allegation that her signature was forged on a contractor’s document filed to show safety procedures got followed.
A fatal collapse at burned-out Beth Hamedrash happened after the city’s preservation panel forced rebuilding, over its own expert’s objections.
“We have no more room in the city,” the mayor said. Meanwhile, the city appeared to turn down the heat in its quest to waive the guaranteed “right to shelter.”
Estimates to replace or upgrade all public housing developments jumps from $45 billion to $78 billion even as the number of apartments drops from 176,000 to 161,000.