As curtains continue to unveil illegal and potentially dangerous activity by the New York Housing Authority, attention is now being turned on water towers in public housing.
Nonsmokers and reformed smokers often rail against walking through clouds of nicotine as they walk by public spaces. Residents in multi-dwelling buildings might quietly grumble as they breath in relentless second-hand smoke from their puffing and dragging neighbors.
Hundreds rallied at Fort Tryon Park just three days after a white supremacist group hung an anti-immigrant banner over the weekend.
It’s been several years since New Yorkers lost their right to smoke in city restaurants, but they were always free to smoke inside their own home; that all changed Monday for public housing residents.
As the curtain continues to be raised on just how bad the New York City Housing Authority has been treating its residents, another bombshell dropped this week about the ongoing cover-ups.
New York City's comptroller called for caps on security deposits, saying that tenants in the city are spending too much, in a new report Sunday.
“NYCHA wasn’t transparent,” stated District 20 Senator Jesse Hamilton, speaking to the Amsterdam News. “Children had neurotoxins in their system… their cognitive ability was in jeopardy.”
As the federal government steps in to help the New York City Housing Authority, the curtain continues to reveal just how serious conditions are in public housing.
Petitions were signed and calls for justice rang out at the New York Police Department Headquarters on the afternoon of July 2.
City officials announced new measures to reduce the lead exposure risk for children living in public housing.
The “We Ain’t Going Nowhere!” stop ethnic cleansing of the Black community campaign led by the December 12th Movement took to the streets of Brooklyn Saturday, June 16, in solidarity with the International Day Commemorating the Soweto Uprising.
Ethnic cleansing, an international human rights violation, is rapidly increasing. Omowale Clay, a member of the December 12th Movement, said, “Ethnic cleansing has always been the United States government tool to steal, murder and exploit us in a systematic way.”
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the New York City Housing Authority, an administrator with the department said Monday.
Thirty-one African Americans who were arrested and charged for small-scale marijuana sales have been discharged and 16 more are awaiting dismissal.
The New York City Housing Authority received a long overdue payday this week as the city reached a $2 billion settlement with the federal government to repair the city’s crumbling public housing.