A New York City Housing Authority staffer tricked three residents of the Jefferson Houses in East Harlem into giving her rent checks she then pocketed, prosecutors said Thursday. Continue Reading →
It’s also noteworthy that federal law prohibits local governments from building more public housing than already exists.
Gothamist reports that the devolving public housing situation in NYC is just getting worse, and the New York City Housing Authority requires an injection of about $18 billion just to make necessary repairs that’ll keep desperately needed housing stock habitable. Continue Reading →
I am a black writer, who is now, hoping/working for a career as an author. Though my drive was fueled by passion and not money, now I am hoping for this to become a lucrative career. Book Publishing is a business, and I hope to earn money, lots of it. Continue Reading →
Throughout the decades the “social roles” of women have flip flopped. And for black women, well, they have always been distorted. Continue Reading →
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “tale of two cities,” New York’s public housing projects clearly stood as a city of have-nots and a tale of woe. Continue Reading →
The New York City Housing Authority announced it has achieved its promised goal of completed installation of City Council-funded closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras by the end of 2013. Continue Reading →