NYCHA Will X-Ray For Lead Paint At 135,000 Apartments From Harlem To Hollis

The embattled New York City Housing Authority has launched a new effort to identify apartments contaminated with lead paint using X-ray devices that can detect the metal through multiple layers of paint. Continue Reading →

Wilson Houses Fire Seriously Injures 2 In East Harlem

Two people were seriously injured Friday morning after a fire broke out in an East Harlem public housing building, an FDNY spokesman said. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council Member Bill Perkins Cites ‘Health Issues’ For Behavior

A Harlem city council member who was taken to a hospital last week after police were called to his house pegged his erratic behavior on health issues, according to reports. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Names Kathryn Garcia As Interim Chair Of The NYCHA

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Kathryn Garcia as Interim Chair of the New York City Housing Authority, succeeding Stanley Brezenoff who will depart later this month. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Agreement Between NYCHA And HUD

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement regarding the announcement by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA): Continue Reading →

Noooo, East Harlem NYCHA Supervisor Stole Kitchen Appliances

An East Harlem public housing supervisor used her position to steal more than $1,300 in kitchen appliances from residents reports Patch.

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de Blasio Administration Places NYCHA Residents Into 15,000 Jobs From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio announced today that NYCHA has placed residents into nearly 15,000 jobs since 2014 through their workforce development programs. Continue Reading →

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