Posts tagged as: Housing

Illegal Status Keeps Immigrant Tenants In Poor Housing

Illegal Status Keeps Immigrant Tenants In Poor Housing

A few uptown immigrants defy abusive landlords, despite threats and intimidation.

Affordable Housing Plans Foiled, EMS Station Construction Begins

Affordable Housing Plans Foiled, EMS Station Construction Begins

Plans for affordable housing on a vacant lot at 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue have collapsed while construction begins on a new EMS station.

Occupy Wall Street Funds Harlem’s Occupy477, Born of Ancient Legal Wrangles

Occupy Wall Street Funds Harlem’s Occupy477, Born of Ancient Legal Wrangles

A partially occupied building in Harlem has received $3000 from Occupy Wall Street, while protestors and residents grapple with the building’s murky legal history.

Harlem Housing Undergoes Green Makeover

Harlem Housing Undergoes Green Makeover

East Harlem apartment buildings are first in the nation to receive federal funding to make affordable housing green, though residents prefer security improvements.

Renovated Randolph Houses to Integrate Private and Public Housing

Renovated Randolph Houses to Integrate Private and Public Housing

Two city housing agencies team up to mix private and public housing in Harlem, an innovation for New York City.

School to House Artists, Not Classes

School to House Artists, Not Classes

A landmark building will be converted into affordable homes and studios for artists – but not everyone is happy about the plan.

Two New Buildings Bring 226 Affordable Apartments to Central Harlem

Two New Buildings Bring 226 Affordable Apartments to Central Harlem

The new residential complex is ready to house low- and middle-income tenants.

Legal Fight Brews Over Public Housing Arrests

Legal Fight Brews Over Public Housing Arrests

A class action lawsuit alleges a pattern of unlawful arrests of NYCHA residents.

Public Housing Residents Happy with Close Surveillance

Public Housing Residents Happy with Close Surveillance

Harlem public housing projects are spending millions on surveillance cameras, delighting many residents.

Proposed School at St. Nick’s Ignites Debate

Proposed School at St. Nick’s Ignites Debate

A proposed charter school within the St. Nicholas Houses causes controversy.

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