As NYCHA residents freeze, are exposed to mold and lead, new, self-absorbed Council Speaker Corey Johnson : "We're going to have fun. I love to dance !"

As NYCHA residents freeze, are exposed to mold and lead, new, self-absorbed Council Speaker Corey Johnson : "We're going to have fun. I love to dance !"

Whilst NYCHA tenants live with no heat and are exposed to toxic mold and lead, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, who has authority and discretion to set an aggressive oversight agenda of wayward City agencies, promises his leadership will focus on "fun" : "I love to dance !"

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From 2014 to 2016, NYCHA was party to over 25,000 annual legal actions regarding its public housing tenants

From 2014 to 2016, NYCHA was party to over 25,000 annual legal actions regarding its public housing tenants

The New York City Housing Authority has released records to Progress Queens in response to an open records request filed under the Freedom of Information Law, providing insight into how many legal actions the public housing agency has been engaged with vis-à-vis its tenants over the three years from 2014 to 2016.

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New York City Housing Authority vs. Its Tenants

New York City Housing Authority vs. Its Tenants

"Vivian," a tenant of the New York City Housing Authority, faces eviction in Queens Housing Court over the public housing authority's refusal to grant Vivian a right to succession on her late brother's public housing apartment lease.

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POSTSCRIPT : Activist faces possibility of censorship over Progress Queens interview about BDS advocacy

POSTSCRIPT : Activist faces possibility of censorship over Progress Queens interview about BDS advocacy

Pauline Park, a leading activist for LGBT equality, faces the possibility of censorship following publication of a Progress Queens interview about baseless attacks aimed at her over her support of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement.

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Documentary about activist Pauline Park reveals a personal tale that never strays far from politics

Documentary about activist Pauline Park reveals a personal tale that never strays far from politics

The LGBTQ activist Pauline Park, a Korean-born adoptee, is the subject of a short documentary, which focused on her search for information about her birth family. In portraying personal details about her life, the film never strayed far from politics.

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