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Jacob Gunther was just a toddler when the state removed him from his home. But when he finally reconnected with his mother as a teenager, dim memories
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The Heritage apartment complex in Harlem, formerly known as the Schomberg Plaza apartments
Roberta Rivers is worried. The retired Verizon worker says the elevators break down repeatedly, her neighbors
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Patrick and Tari Kelly had no idea they were blacklisted.
They were Midtown subletters for two years, until their temporary landlord decided to renovate the building. They moved
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Wanda Chambers came to understand motherhood in an unlikely setting: the solitude of a maximum-security prison.
Chambers, now 41, had struggled with addiction for years; she had tried treatment
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Rent stabilized tenants can rest assured their apartments will remain on regulated rolls for another three years.
The City Council approved a three-year extension of rent stabilization by a
The signs of eviction -- abandoned furniture dotting the hallways, renovation crews climbing stories with paint cans in tow -- characterize the latter years of Terry Bocanelli's stint on the
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When he was 17, Emmit Hunter (right) moved into the foster home of Karen Zimmerman, who has 3 grown children.
(This article is adapted from Child Welfare Watch
The New York City’s affordable housing crisis has brought housing advocates together to seek political solutions to what is commonly seen as an economic problem: There is not enough housing
The chill in the air on October 12 outside the city’s intake center for
homeless families was unexpected â€“ it had been unseasonably hot â€“ but
perhaps fitting: The administration had
About 30 years ago, living in a city housing project had its advantages.
I remember when I was in middle school and elementary school everyone wanted
to come to my