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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18 months after a FOIL Request was filed, DCAS releases some Rivington House documents to Progress Queens

18 months after a FOIL Request was filed, DCAS releases some Rivington House documents to Progress Queens

The de Blasio administration has made a release of some documents responsive to a FOIL Request filed over 18 months ago by Progress Queens seeking records about the administration-backed, scandal-ridden luxury condominium conversion plan for Rivington House, a former AIDS hospice.

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In wake of public housing and drinking water tragedies elsewhere, prosecutors remain mum about NYCHA investigation

In wake of public housing and drinking water tragedies elsewhere, prosecutors remain mum about NYCHA investigation

As repercussions over the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, lead to criminal charges against public officials and as a deadly fire in a public housing apartment building in London leads to calls for a criminal investigation, Federal prosecutors in New York remain mum about the reported investigation into dangerous living conditions at NYCHA.

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Before prosecutors dropped de Blasio investigation, key donor had pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy

Before prosecutors dropped de Blasio investigation, key donor had pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy

One week after Federal prosecutors ended their corruption investigation into Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign finance activities, it was revealed that Jona Rechnitz, a campaign supporter, had pleaded guilty to participating in a criminal conspiracy, including making "political contributions" ... "in exchange for official action."

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