Legislation under debate in Albany would make fundamental changes in how thousands of public housing units in the city are classified. Many tenants say they fear it will lead to an erosion of their protections under federal law.
Housing advocates argue that Mayor Eric Adams plans to spend $22 billion over the next decade to preserve and build affordable housing in New York City falls far short of what he promised last year during his mayoral campaign.
The New York City mayor outlined his vision for cannabis greenhouses on public-housing rooftops in Albany earlier this month.
The new report by Human Rights Watch found a lack of oversight of NYCHA’s private management program.
The city's housing authority has seen a surge in unanswered requests for repairs, making it first on Public Advocate Jumaane Williams' worst landlord list.
Hochul's focus on NYCHA marks a striking departure from previous governors.
"Even in an administration marked by a callous disregard for ethics laws, Lynne Patton stood out."
President Joe Biden proposed $40 billion in public housing funds. Dozens of congressional Democrats are calling for $70 billion.
The suspect is accused of killing three woman in separate incidents in 2015, 2019, and 2021.
This marked the third year in a row that city's public housing made the list, a stinging indictment against Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The leaders of a NYCHA unit charged with removing lead from public housing apartments spent years falsifying records meant to ensure the work was properly supervised by certified experts.
Some NYCHA tenants have long suspected that the true number of children exposed to lead is much higher than the city was admitting.
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