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Public Housing

  1. Ben Carson Wants to Triple Poor People’s RentThe best you can say about the administration’s new public-housing initiative is that no one really expects it to be enacted.
  2. infrastructure
    Bill de Blasio, New York’s Putterer-in-ChiefA mayor who contents himself with piling up small achievements instead of making sweeping change.
  3. This New York City Housing Project Works. What’s Different About Ocean Bay?This complex in the Rockaways was rebuilt and is clean, well-maintained, and safe.
  4. Trump’s Housing Cuts Spare the One Program He Profits FromThe president’s budget demands draconian cuts to public housing — but maintains a subsidy to landlords that nets him millions each year.
  5. Could the Grenfell Tower Disaster Happen in New York?Don’t be complacent: High-rise building failures are never accidents, and contempt for the poor is global.
  6. Trump Mulls Cutting Billions From Public Housing to Fund Larger MilitaryThe proposed budget would slash all funding for community development and drastically reduce rental assistance to the poor.
  7. Turns Out Ben Carson Never Lived in Public HousingSupporters had cited that as a reason he would be a good HUD Secretary.
  8. Smoking Will Be Banned in Public Housing Across the U.S.The rules are supposed to go in effect in early 2017, though housing agencies will have time to adjust.
  9. Feds Plan to Ban Smoking in Public Housing ComplexesUncle Sam may soon stamp out every cigarette in American public housing.
  10. hurricane sandy
    Public Housing ‘Woefully Unprepared’ for Hurricane SandyThe city’s efforts to help residents struggled greatly, according to a new investigation.
  11. hurricane sandy
    Power Finally Comes Back to Public Housing After Politicians Kept in the DarkNYCHA has some ‘splaining to do.
  12. hurricane sandy
    Officials Try to Solve Post-Sandy Housing CrisisWith a plan to place displaced families in vacant apartments.
  13. real estate
    Sure, We Can Come Out and Fix That Leak. How’s 2013?The city’s public housing authority makes a strong bid for New York’s worst landlord.