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Legal Aid Society threatens to sue NYCHA for $15 million over heat problems

It’s been a brutal winter for families in our city with no heat – and now, thousands of residents are no longer taking it.

‘Enough is enough!’: Emotions run high in ongoing NYCHA saga

Goose down jackets, doubled-up scarves, trousers-on-top-of-trousers, long-johns, thermals and gloves are what some NYCHA residents are wearing in their freezing apartments with iced-up windows, stone-cold radiators and visible breath in the living rooms.

NYCHA grilled on failing system leaving 80% of tenants without heat, hot water this winter

The majority — 80 percent — of NYCHA residents have gone without heat and hot water this winter.

People’s State of the Union dumps Trump

From the words on their T-shirts to their speeches, known and not so well-known speakers hewed to a theme of resistance and get out the vote Tuesday evening at the People’s State of Union at Town Hall.

Malcolm X Commemoration Committee hosts annual Dinner Tribute

The Malcolm X Commemoration Committee hosted their 22nd annual Families of our Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War Dinner Tribute Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Unitarian Church of All Souls in Manhattan.

The NYCHA saga continues

Tiesha Jones was devastated to learn in 2010 that her 4-year-old daughter had nine times the allowable level of lead in her blood.

Mayor invests $200 million to fix NYCHA heating systems

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced $200 million will be invested in boiler replacements.

‘They knew it wasn’t me’: Bronx man jailed for 20 years released for wrongful conviction

A Bronx man was released from prison Monday after spending decades behind bars from a crime he didn't commit.

Foreclosure crisis being tackled in North Jersey

The Hearings of Citizens Coalition Against Foreclosures is hosting a meeting to discuss the proposed Moratorium Bill Against Foreclosures in East Orange.

Two decades later, another Brooklyn man’s murder conviction is overturned

Thursday, Jan. 11, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Dineen Riviezzo announced that she had overturned Sundhe Moses’ 1997 murder conviction and ordered a new trial, citing the illicit activities of a disgraced NYPD detective.

NYCHA: State of emergency

From the latest scandal involving chair Shola Olatoye allegedly lying to the City Council about lead paint inspections, to continued issues with heat and a backlog of repairs, there’s no doubt that the New York City Housing Authority is in ...

New housing ambassador locations help New Yorkers apply for affordable housing

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer recently announced five new Housing Ambassador locations as financial counseling host sites for Ready to ...

Haitians take on Trump in Times Square on MLK Day

Hundreds of people assembled in Times Square on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to protest racist statements made by President Donald Trump.

Women’s March sets new sights: ‘Power to the Polls’

One year ago, the Women’s March (www.WomensMarch.com) descended on Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration to the presidency of the United States.

NYC councilmen arrested at rally for immigrant rights activist detained by ICE

Two city councilmen were among more than a dozen people arrested at a Thursday rally for an immigration rights activist who'd been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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