On January 11, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn to celebrate laying the groundwork to build or preserve 40,000 below-market rate apartments in his first two years of office—putting him on schedule to hit his goal of seeing 200,000 such units constructed or maintained by 2024. 1,155 more words
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“Cut the Crap” – features public comments related to a proposed rule by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which would require all U.S. 50 more words
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s top housing officials ran into stiff resistance at a hearing today over the city’s plan to rezone the historically low-income neighborhood of East New York for new development. 624 more words
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Kenwick pensioners Gordon and Patricia Weir have been evicted from their Department of Housing home after a long legal battle.
The couple, who have lived in their Kenwick home for nearly 24 years, say they have done nothing wrong, but have been in a constant tug of war with the Department of Housing over structural problems at the home, … 416 more words