Ridgewood tenants’ Section 8 voucher issues resolved with landlord and HPD
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They spoke out, and their voices were heard. The Ridgewood residents who rallied outside of their apartment building earlier this year claiming the new owners were abusing Section 8 regulations to force them out of their rent-regulated apartments have come to an agreement with the landlord and the NYC Department of Housing and Development (HPD). Residents […]

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Astoria residents question route and cost of proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector
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Astoria residents filled the Variety Boys & Girls Club on Monday to discuss the proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector, and many had differing opinions on where the car would run — and if it would be worth the effort. The packed room was split into eight groups where representatives from the Department of Transportation (DOT) and […]

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Residents of Flushing affordable housing say they’re plagued by rats from nearby luxury condo construction
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Updated March 16, 2:50 p.m. Oh rats! Residents of the James A. Bland Houses, a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) building complex, claim they’re suffering from a rat infestation caused by construction of the luxury condo complex SkyView Parc directly across from them on College Point Boulevard in Flushing, Queens. Rats, rumored to be in the […]

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LIC Citi Bike riders can expect an annual membership price increase on March 1
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Long Island City residents who use Citi Bike can expect an increase in their annual membership fee starting on March 1. The bike-sharing program announced on Tuesday that the annual fee would increase from $149 to $155. Annual members can still pay the fee in monthly installments of $14.95 and NYCHA residents will still pay a discounted […]

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Dangerous mold complaints go ignored at Jamaica senior home
Photos courtesy of the office of Rory Lancman

Senior citizens in a Jamaica housing development are sick and tired of being ignored over complaints of dangerous mold conditions in their building. The issue is taking place at Shelton House, a 12-story building exclusively for seniors located at 89-09 162nd St. The site houses about 159 residents in a total of 155 apartments and was […]

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