Skip navigation

Pricey NY apartments to rise on public housing

New Yorkers pay dearly for the privilege of living in one of the world's great cities. But would they shell out top dollar for an apartment on the grounds of a public housing project?Full story

Housing officials oppose Patrick plan

A battle is brewing over power and control over state public housing, and local groups are opposing Governor Deval Patrick’s plan to consolidate them. Full story

Judge allows suit over NY police tactics in public housing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawsuit by a group of black and Latino New York City public housing residents who say police violated their civil rights may proceed to trial, a judge ruled on Thursday. Full story

Sponsored Links
advertisement | ad info

Related Photos

Door bells for three sub-divided units are seen inside an old residential flat in Hong Kong
Door bells for three sub-divided units are seen inside an old residential flat in Hong Kong

Door bells for three sub-divided units are seen inside an old residential flat in Hong Kong February 4, 2013. With more than 200,000 people currently on waiting lists for subsidised public housing, droves have downsized or moved into factory buildings, sub-divided "slaughtered" flats that can accomm

A general view of old residential flats, which contain sub-divided units, at Sham Shui Po, one of the oldest districts in Hong Kong
A general view of old residential flats, which contain sub-divided units, at Sham Shui Po, one of the oldest districts in Hong Kong

A general view of old residential flats, which contain sub-divided units, at Sham Shui Po, one of the oldest districts in Hong Kong February 4, 2013. With more than 200,000 people currently on waiting lists for subsidised public housing, droves have downsized or moved into factory buildings, sub-div

A door bell for three sub-divided units is seen inside an old residential flat in Hong Kong
A door bell for three sub-divided units is seen inside an old residential flat in Hong Kong

A door bell for three sub-divided units is seen inside an old residential flat in Hong Kong February 4, 2013. With more than 200,000 people currently on waiting lists for subsidised public housing, droves have downsized or moved into factory buildings, sub-divided "slaughtered" flats that can accomm

A man walks past public housing in Hong Kong
A man walks past public housing in Hong Kong

A man walks past public housing in Hong Kong January 16, 2013. Embattled Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying made his maiden policy speech on Wednesday unveiling policies aimed at reviving his battered reputation, such as increasing land supply to cool a hot property market, fighting pollution and boos