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Federal monitor urges patience on NYCHA troubles

For the second time in three months, Bart Schwartz - the newly appointed federal monitor charged with overseeing the ailing New York Housing Authority -- essentially told a crowd of frustrated tenants that help is on the way, but they ...

New housing rule could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing, NY lawmakers say

Democratic members of Congress from New York called Friday for federal housing officials to withdraw a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing.

Coalition calls for rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments

On Monday morning at City Hall, residents, activists and elected officials called for a rent freeze to rent-stabilized apartments.

NYCHA will new X-ray guns to check thousands of apartments for lead paint contamination

Mayor Bill de Blasio displayed a lead gun in a news conference Monday and made a promise to families who live in New York City public housing.

Growing lack of affordable housing leaves low-income families with few options

A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households.

Wyckoff Gardens NYCHA residents say water is dirty in their complex

New York City Housing Authority residents living in Wyckoff Gardens have a lot to say about their water: it's dirty and they can't always get it hot.

After 51 years, fair housing still an unfinished journey

Fifty-one years ago, this month, the Fair Housing Act (the Act) was enacted to ensure that housing discrimination was illegal.

Facebook charged with housing discrimination by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Facebook was charged with discrimination by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development because of its ad-targeting system

NYCHA $LASH: Activist meeting with Trump yields no dividends

Frederick Douglass Houses Tenant Association President Carmen Quiñones met with President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in February.

IBO: More money is needed to fix public housing

A report by the Independent Budget Office suggests whatever money the city set aside to fix NYCHA won’t be enough.

Trump proposes cuts to public housing as federal official sleeps over in NYCHA for a fourth week

President Trump's 4.7 trillion dollar budget proposal announced Monday sent shockwaves through families in NYCHA and city leaders.

Rent for NYCHA tenants could increase under proposed cuts to public housing in Trump budget

President Donald Trump $4.7 trillion budget proposal — announced Monday — includes billions in cuts to public housing and a plan for increased tenant rent contributions for those able to work.

Federal housing official Lynne Patton calls NYCHA conditions ‘national emergency,’ ‘humanitarian crisis’

Queensbridge Houses residents sounded off at a town hall inside the Jacob Riis auditorium hosted by regional Housing and Urban Development Director Lynne Patton and the president of the tenants' association on Thursday night.

Lynne Patton moves into Queens NYCHA complex

Lynne Patton is halfway through her month-long “hands on tour” of New York City public housing as she arrived at the Queensbridge Houses.

NYC public housing residents pack town hall with HUD admin Lynne Patton after Trump meeting

Over 100 tenants of the Douglass Houses packed a town hall meeting inside Grace Methodist Church Friday night.

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