Stabilis specializes in acquiring run-down properties, and housing advocates say it milks buildings for profit without regard to their tenants.
Residents of Stebbins-Hewitt Houses in Longwood have one more reason to celebrate this holiday season. Tenants in the 119-apartment complex on Rev. James A. Polite Avenue are making plans for ways to put their new courtyard to best use. A big Christmas bash tops the agenda.
Owner flaunted zoning regulations, board contends The owner of a shelter for the homeless in Longwood may be ordered to demolish the building’s top two floors, after the city’s Department of Buildings found they were added illegally. Community Board 2 members say the owner of the building at 731 Southern [...]
Hunts Point native Majora Carter has big plans to transform the way the neighborhood is developed.
Developer revives neglected Manida St. building Carmen Rodriguez will never forget the time her then 12-year-old daughter told a friend that she didn’t live on Manida Street. “She was embarrassed of where she lived,” said Rodriguez, who has lived at 623 Manida Street—part of the apartment complex infamously known as [...]