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Day 15 After Sandy: Elderly Chinese Residents Still in the Dark

Low-income elderly Chinese immigrants living without power in Manhattan’s Knickerbocker Village are still walking for blocks to access donated food and blankets.

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Before, During and After: Bronxites React to Hurricane Sandy

Bronx residents uploaded pictures, videos and personal reactions to Hurricane Sandy on social media.

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Tracey Towers Lawsuit Fails to Stop 65 Percent Rent Hike

A State Supreme Court Justice ruled that a rent increase of over 65 percent is permitted to take effect at Tracey Towers.

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Lack of Cheap Housing Boosts Illegal SROs in the Bronx

The city housing authority has tried to crack down on illegally converted single room occupancy units, but the boom in the Bronx continues.

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Drive-by Wi-Fi Coming to a Project Near You

The New York City Housing Authority hopes to help close the city’s digital divide by bringing wired vans to nine housing projects and other neighborhoods in the Bronx.

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Bronx District Attorney Curbs Stop-and-Frisk Abuses

Bronx prosecutors are the first in the city to require police to justify in person each stop-and-frisk trespassing arrest.

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Pelham Residents Take Security into Their Own Hands

Rocked by two unsolved murders, community leaders in the relatively peaceful Pelham Parkway Houses are working to get residents involved in crime prevention.

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The Long Road to Affordable Senior Housing

Finding a place to live can be a long struggle for the elderly in University Heights

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