New York's storied history of gentrification, gerrymandering and inflation makes affordable housing a convoluted issue.
The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.
New York City has agreed to reform stop and frisk police procedures in NYCHA public housing, the New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: Eric Garner’s Daughter, Brother Release Rap Song Dedicated To Him The agreement stems from Davis v. City Of New York, a class action lawsuit that NYCHA residents filed against the city over […]
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