Supportive housing traditionally helps folks battling chronic illness or mental health problems. A new city project aids those facing more transitory issues.
City tells South Bronx organizing Goliath to pay up, or get out.
A push for expanding supportive housing to stem a growing homeless crisis.
Sewage tank turns rec center, or is it the perfect pawn?
Publishing a mental health newsletter–by someone who knows about the subject firsthand.
People with HIV are moving to managed care, but will health insurers buy it?
Community activists do battle for use of Billyburg’s art deco Commodore theater.
Plans to build a world-class golf course in Bronx Ferry Point Park are sinking just as quickly as environmental concerns about the $40 million project multiply.
An aging flophouse is getting a full makeover, with Japanese-style cubicles and attentive caseworkers. With the new digs come new neighbors–and for old-timers, a reckoning with a dying way of life.
The battle over welfare reform is about everything from marriage incentives to workfare–everything, that is, except for the paltry benefits people on welfare actually get.