Feds Raid NYCHA Office, In Probe Of Corruption And Coverup From Harlem To Hollis

NYDaily News reports that federal and city investigators seized records and computer hard drives from the city Housing Authority Wednesday — days after prosecutors released a damning report on the troubled agency. Continue Reading →

NYCHA State Of Emergency From Harlem To Hollis Could Cost City Hundreds Of Millions

Curbed NY reports that Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially declared a state of emergency on the New York City Housing Authority, calling for the appointment of an independent monitor who will oversee expedited repairs at public housing facilities. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Names Stanley Brezenhoff Interim Chair Of NYCHA From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Stanley Brezenoff will serve as Interim Chair of the New York City Housing Authority, succeeding Shola Olatoye who will depart the post at the end of April 2018. Continue Reading →

Beleaguered NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye Is Resigning

NY Post reports that embattled NYCHA chair Shola Olatoye — who faced strong criticism for her handling of lead paint inspections and poor living conditions — is stepping down from her post, City Hall announced Monday. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Adminisration Outlines NYCHA Heating Projects Awaiting State’s New $250M Commitment

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen (pictured) today issued a letter to New York State Budget Director Robert Mujicia urging the Governor to release the $250 million dedicated in the State’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget. Continue Reading →

Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity today announced that the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) program has improved health outcomes for Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Facing $25B In Repairs ‘Hitting A Crisis Point’ From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is plagued by problems, not least of which is a lack of funding that has hobbled the agency’s ability to keep its hundreds of thousands of apartments in a state of good repair. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency On NYCHA From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that on Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to declare a state of emergency at New York City Housing Authority in order to expedite much-needed repair workreports the New York Post. Continue Reading →

Legal Aid Society Wants NYCHA To Refund Rent

NY Curbed reports that the Legal Aid Society is demanding that the New York City Housing Authority provide up to $15 million in rent refunds to public housing tenants that lost heat during the city’s cold front. Continue Reading →