Since January, state law has required the city to detail public housing problems in its online portal. That’s not happening.
The city’s housing agency is also suing, seeking to have heat and hot water restored to residents suffering multiple plagues.
A $29 million state loan was supposed to help fund the rehabilitation of two Mitchell-Lama rental buildings, but tenants say living conditions remain dire.
Adolfo Carrión once paid a hefty ethics fine over “free” architectural services arranged by developer Peter Fine. Now Fine has hired lobbyists to seek Carrión’s help for his Bronx development.
A Far Rockaway couple say they’re being harassed by their next-door neighbors who are accused of illegally renting a home purchased through a city program that requires the owners to live there for 25 years. Dianna and Pam Prashad, who are in the same program, say that means they’re now stuck with “neighbors from hell” […]
More than a year after a court ordered the sale of five dilapidated Brooklyn buildings tied to NEBHDCo, red tape keeps frustrated residents on ice.
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. At the Ocean Bay Apartments (Oceanside) in the Rockaways, tenants can see online how many repairs are pending, check on service outages and get a report card on how long it takes NYCHA to […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Luxury development wasn’t what state officials envisioned when they sold an ornate, century-old office building in Bedford-Stuyvesant to an arm of a local anti-poverty nonprofit, seeking to create jobs with “neighborhood-oriented focus.” But upscale […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Some Brooklyn tenants battling to oust their troubled nonprofit landlord have reached a deal that could bring some relief — while others in buildings run by the group say they remain plagued by rats, […]