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Woodhaven ‘eyesore’ will not be knocked down
Woodhaven ‘eyesore’ will not be knocked down
Top Stories Eric Jankiewicz 7/18/2014 at 3:02PM

The owners of a partially collapsed Woodhaven building have prevented the city from demolishing their building by coming to a settlement to repair the collapsed roof by Oct. 15, according to court records and the lawyer representing its owners.

Willets Point business owners expect to reopen
Willets Point business owners expect to reopen
News Melissa Chan 5/31/2013 at 9:08AM

Nearly one dozen Willets Point business owners who had their auto shops abruptly shut down by the city two weeks ago said they expect to reopen in a few days. “We all have families,” said Wais Mohibi, owner of Discount Muffler in the Iron Triangle. “Don’t just come in without warning, without anything, and just [...]

Flushing set to get affordable housing, retail space
Flushing set to get affordable housing, retail space
Business Queens Courier Staff 6/03/2012 at 10:24AM

A nearly $50 million project will soon bring 143 new units of affordable housing to the Flushing community, as well as additional retail space. Last week, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Mathew Wambua, the city’s Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr, project developer BRP Companies Managing Partner Meredith Marshall, [...]

Affordable housing for seniors
News Toni Cimino 2/21/2012 at 4:13PM

Some seniors may soon have an affordable place to call home. Officials from the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the MET Council celebrated the opening of Council Towers VI in Pomonok. Located at 71st Avenue between [...]

Residents allege Jamaica building is a ‘nightmare’
Residents allege Jamaica building is a ‘nightmare’
News Michael Pantelidis 2/09/2012 at 11:41AM

Residents of one Jamaica apartment building say they are living in hell, spending their nights shivering and waiting for their homes to “freeze over” before repairs are made. Numerous tenants of Loval Hall, located at 88-22 Parsons Boulevard, have complained about dangerous and unlivable conditions in their apartments – including leaky roofs, shoddy plumbing and [...]

Help for Home Owners
News Michael Pantelidis 12/01/2011 at 10:21AM

The city is aiming to restore the homeownership hopes of Queens residents hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. Deputy Mayor Robert Steel and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Mathew Wambua joined Queens elected officials, as well as representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and [...]

Heating season begins
News Ricky Casiano 10/04/2011 at 2:22PM

As temperatures dip, the city is making sure that Queens apartment dwellers stay nice and toasty. Heating season kicked off on Saturday, October 1, and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is urging landlords in Queens and throughout the city to provide adequate heat in their residential buildings. HPD Commissioner [...]