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Council Member Pushes Habitat for Humanity to Restore Homes to Displaced Families

Council Member Pushes Habitat for Humanity to Restore Homes to Displaced Families
A New York City Council member is asking the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity to find housing for several families who were displaced as the charity carried out a project to buy and renovate buildings in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Though the properties were purportedly long vacant, a ProPublica investigation published last week found that tenants in several buildings were pressured to leave shortly before the charity moved to buy them.
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Tons Of Trash From Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy left enough debris across New York to fill three football stadiums. Now the Army Corps of Engineers is working to clean it up.
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TIME-LAPSE: Construction of the Barclays Center In Brooklyn

Being a resident of Brooklyn, I can attest to the fact that the Barclays Center seemed to appear out of thin air. The construction site, in the shadow of the Atlantic Center subway and shopping vortex, quickly rose and became the focal point of a resurgent Prospect Heights neighborhood.
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