Seniors forced to downsize due to federal housing budget cuts

Residents at Tivoli Towers are fighting to keep

Residents at Tivoli Towers are fighting to keep their homes and have been working with city council members in hopes of finding a resolution. (April 11, 2014 6:16 PM)

Federal housing budget cuts are forcing some older Crown Heights residents to move out of their homes and into smaller apartments.

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development is downsizing many senior citizens' subsidized apartments. This means seniors have to move out of their rent-stabilized apartments into smaller units.

These seniors say in addition to having less space,...

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