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New York Public Housing

Akai Gurley, One Year Later

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 11.18.2016 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

In a rarity for New York, the police officer who killed Akai was indicted by the District Attorney. Akai's family and supporters say that's not enough. They want police officer Peter Liang to serve time. But they've also made connections to other injustices that affect people throughout public housing.

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Four: Low-Income Housing

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.07.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Yorkville and East Harlem already have some of the worst pollution and highest asthma rates in the city, and now 100 to 500 extra diesel trucks are going to roar through an entirely residential neighborhood to dump their loads in a stinking, two acre, heavy-duty industrial facility in front of public housing.

How More Housing Can Fund Social Needs

Nathan Newman | Posted 05.17.2014 | New York
Nathan Newman

While New York City is home to some of the wealthiest people on the planet, basic human services, transit and infrastructure remain underfunded.

How NYCHA Can Create an Infill Plan That Works

Denise M. Miranda | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Denise M. Miranda

Thankfully, Mayor de Blasio trashed Bloomberg's ill-conceived plan. The logical question is: "What now?"

More Than a Sleepover, A Real Eye-opener

Gregory Floyd | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York
Gregory Floyd

Without air conditioning on this sweltering night and with mold throughout the bathroom, we could now feel the human pain associated with the repair tickets that dated back so many years.

Only Transparency and Oversight Can Save NYCHA

Denise M. Miranda | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York
Denise M. Miranda

It is a lack of transparency and oversight that has allowed a culture of neglect to flourish within NYCHA.

Micro Units Proposed to Make New York City Living Affordable

Harriet McDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Harriet McDonald

While a micro unit might not be everyone's first choice, my guess is that quite a few people would find one an appealing and affordable way to begin life in New York.

WATCH: ANOTHER Man Caught On Video Abusing Dog In Elevator

Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

Irving Sanchez, 46, who was caught on video (see below) swinging a pit-bull puppy against an elevator wall and then kicking the poor animal, was charg...