A woman died during a power outage in Co-Op City Friday when her portable oxygen tank ran out as she climbed the stairs to the 19th floor, authorities said.
HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity issued a memorandum stating that “HUD interprets the Fair Housing Act to bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and directing HUD offices and recipients of HUD funds to enforce the Act accordingly,” according to the agency.
The fire started shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday in the seven-story public housing complex on Watson Avenue, spreading to multiple apartments before firefighters knocked down the flames.
The government will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord.
An apartment fire inside a Bronx NYCHA complex left a 5-year-old boy dead and his 38-year-old mother critically injured Monday, authorities said.
A shooting at the project Thursday night left two boys with bullet wounds, authorities said.
The child suffered a gunshot wound to her stomach shortly after 9 a.m. inside her family’s apartment in Mott Haven. Her mother rushed her to Lincoln Hospital, where she is recovering and expected to survive, authorities said.
Operated by the nonprofit social service organization Community Access, the Bruckner
Boulevard building cost $87 million to construct and is currently accepting applications.
The company tasked with maintaining a problem-plagued Bronx apartment building has replaced the property manager, after Bronx Justice News pressed them for answers following the fatal shooting of a tenant.
At least 155 Co-op City residents have died of COVID-19, accounting for one of every 282 residents of the sprawling affordable housing complex, according to new data released by the city.