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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

NYU international students struggle with move out of dorm orders

All over the US, universities have been closing down student housing in response to the new coronavirus outbreak, some of them turning the dorms into facilities for quarantine or temporary hospitals.

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Housing projects residents find community despite harsh living conditions

The Ingersoll project’s Garden of Eden grows fruits and vegetables during the warmer months. Photo by Teddy Haines. Nestled into […]

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Left in The Cold: NYCHA housing residents wait endlessly for repairs

Viviana Wrenn with her son at the Stebbins Avenue, Bronx, NYCHA development.  She rarely has heat  and the large windows […]

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As Amazon moves in, New York’s homeless forced to move on

Long Island City’s skyline. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Nestled between rising luxury apartments and the country’s largest public housing development […]

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East Harlem residents protest planned rezoning

Protesters with the group Movement for Justice in El Barrio hold signs protesting the mayor’s plan to rezone East Harlem. […]

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Using exercise to promote mental health

The bike rides began two years ago.

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A second chance for formerly incarcerated women

The WPA helps women reunite with their children, find employment, and reestablish themselves after leaving the criminal justice system.

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New owners for Stuyvesant Town

The busy, but quiet neighborhood is abuzz with recent news of the 65-year-old complex receiving a new owner.

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Poorest of Chinese immigrants live in tiny cubicles

No private bathroom, no kitchen and no stove make daily life very hard

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Bushwick’s Dispossessed Latino Community

Members of Make The Road NY sing songs, share meals, and learn about their rights. Above is Angel Vera, of […]