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Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has ambitious plans to reshape the inequalities in the real estate market by mandating developers build affordable housing.
His plan to ensure that New York
Last Updated (Sunday, November 03, 2013 09:19 PM)
ALBANY, N.Y. — The Fox Beach community of Staten island sits only a few blocks from the ocean on wetlands where tall reeds sprout across the landscape.
After the lives of
Last Updated (Monday, May 06, 2013 01:47 PM)
NEW YORK — Since being displaced by Superstorm Sandy from their Far Rockaway apartment, Cherrell Manuel and her four children have lived in two different hotels.
At the Park Central Hotel
Last Updated (Wednesday, February 05, 2014 05:30 PM)
ALBANY, N.Y. — Assemblyman Keith Wright has resided at the same apartment at the storied Riverton Houses in Harlem for all of his 58 years. “Not many people can say
Last Updated (Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:44 PM)
NEW YORK — Nicole Guzzardi's first experience living in Manhattan was, to say the least, cramped.
She had gotten herself a sub-300-square-foot studio in the Lower East Side, but space was
Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:15 PM)
NEW YORK – After moving from a homeless shelter to an apartment in the South Bronx, Kymm Moore said he found his new home plagued with mice, mold and multiple
NEW YORK â€“ Judith Patel, a disabled senior who was homeless for years until she got her apartment in 2009, is going to housing court this week for the third
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 02:00 PM)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo touted it as “the greatest strengthening of rent laws in decades” when the state Legislature approved a package of bills last year that renewed the city’s rent
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When a group of battered women and homeless individuals and families, agreed to leave public shelters and become tenants of private but rent subsidized apartments offered by
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 01:56 PM)
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First your heat is turned off. Then the leaks start. Mold is growing and harmful lead paint begins to peel. Countless calls to the landlord go unreturned,
Last Updated (Tuesday, June 04, 2013 12:09 PM)