Barbara Brancaccio

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    While City Fights Sandy Victim Class-Action Suit, Judge Extends Eviction Deadline

    Six months after Hurricane Sandy swept across New York City's coastlines, most people affected by the storm have moved on from crisis mode. Power's back, insurance has (hopefully) kicked in. But there's a smaller group of people--a little less than 200 households altogether--for whom Hurricane Sandy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Slumlords and Your Tax Dollars

    ​AM New York had an interesting piece yesterday about a topic that's near and dear to us over here at Runnin' Scared: taxpayer dollars that end up in the pockets of slumlords. The paper, using data from Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio's office, reported that a beleaguered city program which pro ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 20, 2009


    Staten Island sure is scary

  • News

    October 17, 2006

    The Young and the Helpless

    New York City evicts a social service center, and leaves a hole in the heart of the South Bronx