The COVID Crisis: Harlem NYCHA Development Tops System In Coronavirus Deaths

Harlem public housing development has suffered more coronavirus deaths than any other New York City Housing Authority development throughout the city, according to new data released by the city Monday. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Residents Return To Court To Regulate Their Own Housing Conditions From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, February 6, 2020, the resident-led Holmes-Isaacs Coalition will return to civil court to demand that City agencies do their part in monitoring and regulating conditions. Continue Reading →

NYCHA’s Federal Monitor Under Microscope For Hiring Harlem lobbyist As A Consultant

An ex-state assemblyman’s appointment as a consultant with the federal monitor overseeing the New York City Housing Authority has raised concerns among federal housing officials and has been referred to federal prosecutors for review, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

Dozens Of Lead-Poisoned Kids Left In Their Contaminated NYCHA Apartments

Children from Harlem to Hollis, Queens remained in nearly three dozen public housing apartments potentially years after city inspectors discovered definitive evidence of lead paint in their homes from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Fire Claims 6 lives, Including 4 Children At Frederick E. Samuel Houses In Harlem

By Ted Shaffrey

Six family members, including four children, were killed early Wednesday when a fire that apparently started on a stove ravaged a Harlem apartment, authorities said. Continue Reading →

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 →

Sanitation Chief Kathryn Garcia To Head NYCHA, Mayor Bill de Blasio Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked the city’s sanitation commissioner to run the New York City Housing Authority Tuesday, one week after announcing a federal oversight deal and amid rising concerns over the scandal-laden agency‘s new leadership. Continue Reading →