Shoddy sidewalk sheds pose risk amid faltering city enforcement efforts

Inspectors see funding, staff cut as pedestrians continue to suffer injuries when the protective covers fail. ⧸ Full Story

Tenants in buildings on brink get new management

Legal protections and new hope — plus persistent concerns — under deal struck by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ⧸ Full Story

The revolving door to decay

A jail sentence for its landlord grants little reprieve for a suffering Bronx apartment building, now slated to go to auction ⧸ Full Story

More pieces added to pricey Bushwick Inlet Park puzzle

City ponies up funds for purchase of land from Shell/Saudi oil venture — but owners of two other sites say they won't sell ⧸ Full Story

Tenants strike against public pension fund–backed landlord

No rent until owner makes needed repairs, say residents of Harlem towers ⧸ Full Story

Is it legal to parachute from a building?

The three men who parachuted down from the top of the World Trade Center last September and their lookout were arrested Monday. But aside from the obvious crime of trespassing, is it legal to parachute from a building in New York City? The answer is no, if the building is more than 50 feet tall.… ⧸ Full Story


Why humble hot dog carts pay much more in rent than conservancy-operated cafes ⧸ Full Story

Tenants ask city to aid in rescue of troubled apartments

Council members join residents of buildings in mega-foreclosure to call for transfer to new owner ⧸ Full Story

Where are New York City’s gas mains located?

In short: just about everywhere. ⧸ Full Story

Catsimatidis to turn grease into gold with Greenpoint biodiesel plant

Permit pending for long-delayed facility on Newtown Creek that would transform food oil into vehicle fuel ⧸ Full Story

Port Authority seeks to cash in on West Side real estate frenzy

Access road to Lincoln Tunnel is unexpected spot for new development ⧸ Full Story

Time running out for loft tenant protections

New law gives occupants of illegal spaces a precious chance to make them legit — if they apply now. Some worry it's not worth the risk. ⧸ Full Story

Two more years, $1.8 billion for new public housing boilers post-Sandy

Tenants' frustrations boil over at City Council hearing held at Coney Island public housing development, one of many served by temporary heat and hot water equipment since the storm ⧸ Full Story

How do you solve a problem like Malina?

A Greenpoint landlord leaves tenants in the cold — and not for the first time ⧸ Full Story

West Side demands for housing, public space test mayor’s planning pledge

Community board demands Manhattan West project include binding commitment to affordable apartments and 24/7 plazas ⧸ Full Story

Tenants and management clash at Bronx buildings in foreclosure

Residents seek court action to stop alleged interference in organizing efforts ⧸ Full Story

Slush meets sewage

Newly available state data shows how snow melts contribute to pollution of city waterways ⧸ Full Story

City sees spike in tenant heat complaints

Calls to 311 well over previous year's pace — but few landlords see penalties ⧸ Full Story

Con Ed gets a post-Sandy reboot

City officials and environmental groups guide utility giant’s billion-dollar rebuild ⧸ Full Story

VIDEO: Homeless for the holidays

Thousands of New Yorkers sleep on the streets every night, and Christmas is no exception ⧸ Full Story