Investigations, special reports, packages, and articles about the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure, or ULURP.
After activists marched through Sunnyside, Queens, on Thursday, protesting the reported pro-real estate policies supported by Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, one political analyst said the economic issue of gentrification could inform a broader movement for reform taking shape in Queens.
New York City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer will be the target of activists organising a march against gentrification next week.
The New York City Housing Authority faces a budget cut of at least $35 million as the authority awaits the outcome of a Federal investigation into the physical condition standards of its public housing developments.
Ten per cent. of the New York City Housing Authority's apartment buildings were rated as being in "troubled" condition, according to inspection data published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In a year when Mayor Bill de Blasio finds himself fighting for his political survival, he minimally extends existing budgetary support for NYCHA, even in the face of a reported Federal investigation into toxic living conditions in New York City's public housing.
In a report published and later revised by The New York Daily News, the de Blasio administration was accused of being involved in the controversial secret sale in 2014 by NYCHA of a portfolio of Section 8 apartment buildings.
STUDY : Approximately 60 per cent. of New Yorkers are just one paycheck away from becoming homeless.
After it was reported that President-elect Donald Trump was considering a replacement for U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the Real Estate Board of New York and a trade union announced a compromise to revive the 421-a tax abatement program that appears patterned after a plan proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The offices of Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilmember Ritchie Torres, and Comptroller Scott Stringer are refusing to release information about the amount of legal fees paid by the New York City Housing Authority regarding the reported Federal investigation into living condition standards.
A second production of data from the New York City Housing Authority in response to a Freedom of Information Law request reveals more information about lead, mold, and asbestos -- and the frequency with which maintenance requests are simply marked "closed."