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Tenants Sue for Repairs at Embattled East Side Public Housing Complexes

Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Tenants who helped derail development at two aging Yorkville public housing complexes are suing to demand decent living conditions — as the city Housing Authority considers a new way to raise money for repairs. […]

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Brewer Ups Legal Fight Against Private Tower at NYCHA Site

The politician suing over a long-stalled private development at a Manhattan public housing complex isn’t buying the city’s call for a do-over — and is pressing ahead with her legal battle. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer says the New York City Housing Authority has not made substantial enough alterations to a plan to allow a […]

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New Snag in City’s Plan for Private Towers in Public Housing Complexes

A dispute over a private development planned within a Yorkville public housing complex is heading to court — the latest blow to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid to raise money for the ailing New York City Housing Authority. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer sued Thursday over Fetner Properties’s proposal to raze a playground and build […]