NYCHA must consult with the community before it pursues large-scale projects.
The City Council and a group of tenants have filed a lawsuit against the Bloomberg administration over the New York City Housing Authority’s plan to build market-rate apartments in public housing complexes, the New York Times reported.
The New York City Housing Authority invited developers to submit preliminary proposals for the Frederick Douglass Houses and seven other complexes around the city last month.
A bill to force a stricter review process for development at the Upper West Side's Frederick Douglass Houses and other city housing projects is stalled in the State Senate.
The New York City Housing Authority’s plan to build private market-rate housing in an Upper West Side affordable housing complex has sparked widespread opposition among residents and local politicians over the last few months.
The resolution came in response to the New York City Housing Authority's controversial plan to build three market-rate apartment towers in the public housing complex, between Manhattan and Amsterdam Avenue and between 100th and 104th streets.
At a meeting Thursday night, NYCHA representatives once again dealt with a hostile crowd that attacked a proposal to build private developments.
Over 200 residents of the Upper West Side public housing complex voiced their complaints about a plan to build private developments at a meeting that became so rowdy police were called.
Locals say the New York City Housing Authority is not being open about its plans to build four apartment buildings on parking lots in the Upper West Side public housing complex.
The budget of the New York City Housing Authority—which runs 2,604 public housing buildings in the city, including a number on the Upper West Side and West Harlem—will be cut by $28 million for fiscal year 2011, as part of the budget deal struck on April 14.
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