Repair plans for Gowanus New York City Housing Authority buildings as part of the neighborhood’s controversial rezoning do not go far enough, according to elected officials and tenant leaders.
As part of its Safe Summer NYC initiative to combat gun violence, the NYPD is partnering with different groups to refurbish basketball courts across the city in public housing developments.
Seven years after the city housing authority signed off on a court-monitored agreement to clean up its toxic mold problem, a fatal flaw in the deal has triggered the judge in charge to order NYCHA and lawyers representing public housing tenants back to the drawing board.
Brooklyn Rep. Nydia Velazquez introduced legislation this week that would provide $70 billion in federal funding for public housing repairs across the country, as Democrats are set to take control of all three chambers of government in Washington.
Of the affordable apartments, there are 18 studios, 52 one-bedroom units, 33 two-bedroom units and 22 three-bedroom units.
City arts organizations unveiled a pair of photo exhibits on construction fences along two public housing complexes in Red Hook last week.
The building’s existence is part of a controversial plan to lease NYCHA land to developers in exchange for cash to make repairs and build more apartments.
The building stands on NYCHA land occupied by the Raymond V. Ingersoll Houses, across from the northwest corner of Fort Greene Park.
The final phase of the massive affordable housing complex known as Prospect Plaza, located at 1845 Sterling Place in Ocean Hill, is getting close to the finish line.
East Williamsburg residents say they oppose the city's plan to raise funds for repairs through private for-profit development.