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Housing

Agencies Almost Always Have the Last Word

Aug 30, 2010

Photo by Cornerstones of NY After decades in public housing, Monique Hill was evicted from her apartment at the New York City Housing Authority's Lincoln Houses. With more than a quarter of

 

With Homelessness Rising, City Looks to Trim Budget

Jun 02, 2010

Photo Ed Yourdon Though there was great fanfare at its introduction in 2004, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's audacious plan to cut homelessness by two thirds within five years and end chronic homelessness

 

Housing Project Cats Face Eviction -- or Worse

May 14, 2010

Photos by Adelia Honeywood Harrison The Housing Authority wants residents of the Ravenswood Houses not to feed the project's hundreds of roaming cats, but many tenants do anyway. At the Ravenswood public

 

New Efforts Fail to Reduce Homelessness

Nov 02, 2009

Photo (cc) MightyBoyBrian Men wait for a hot meal at the Bowery Mission This is one in a series, to run between now and Election Day, examining Mayor Michael Bloomberg's record in

 

Affordable Housing Not Included

Oct 05, 2009

This is the first in a series, to run between now and Election Day, examining Mayor Michael Bloomberg's record in key areas. Judy Stein has lived in

 

Housing Project Splits Bushwick District

Sep 09, 2009

Photo by Dana Farrington Politics are personal in Brooklyn's 34th City Council District. Candidate Maritza Davila, a local community organizer, is running with the help of the Brooklyn Democratic leader, Assemblymember