The owners of a Brooklyn apartment complex have been sued for what plaintiffs have described as a whites-only policy that turned away black applicants. The advocacy group Fair Housing Justice Center filed the federal civil rights suit Monday, after sending Jan. 13 (Bloomberg) — Brooklyn, New York, apartment and house prices fell 7.5 percent in the fourth quarter as the recession pushed buyers out of the market and banks reduced lending. The median declined to $490,000 from $530,000 a year earlier, the Two adults and a child were found dead in a Brooklyn apartment this morning in a possible murder-suicide, police said. Police made the grisly discovery at 749 Lafayette Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant after neighbors complained about the smell coming brooklyn apartments that their developers sold in fire sales during the housing crisis are now bringing top dollar, the New York Post reported. Units in buildings that faced foreclosure or saw their construction loans dry up are re-selling at almost twice Police are searching for a man who impersonated a police officer and robbed a woman inside a Brooklyn apartment building. The man approached the 33-year-old victim inside 185 Nevins St. at about 1 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 and took her purse as he told her It’s a classic New York tale: A Clinton Hill apartment is suddenly inundated with bed bugs. Its tenants fight the bed bugs, but the bed bugs, having a larger army and hundreds more legs, win. Drained of energy and resources, the tenants move out, and the .
(CBS/AP) NEW YORK – A 73-year-old woman was killed Saturday after she was set on fire in her apartment building elevator by an employee she owed money to, police say. CBS New York reports that handyman Jermone Isaac, 47, was dressed as an NEW YORK (WABC) — Police are investigating the deaths of a Brooklyn woman and her newborn son, after her body was found on top of the baby in their Brownsville apartment. 34-year-old Marjorie Lyons and 11-day old Preston Warren Alexander were found inside An FDNY chief told 1010 WINS the fire broke out in a rear basement apartment of a two-story brick house at 909 57th St., in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. One unidentified woman of an unknown age was found dead at the scene, the chief said. Prices are declining citywide as the protracted U.S. housing slump belatedly reached New York following upheaval in the financial sector. Cheaper, outlying sections of the city like Brooklyn are at relatively more risk than is the commercial and .