Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

During pandemic NYC tenants in limbo

With many tenants out of work and rent strike movements growing, it’s becoming more and more difficult to find any kind of historical precedent for the current crisis.


Chinatown residents begin a hunger strike to fight for their homes

Two weeks ago, the Department of Housing and Preservation issued a vacate order for the 75 people living at 85 Bowery.

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Crumbling East Village Projects: Residents getting sick as they wait for repairs

Ruth Christie says she will die prematurely if she cannot be relocated.

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Crumbling East Village Projects: Broken elevators trap elderly and disabled

"Some of the residents here are incredibly ill," one resident says.