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 →

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 →

Thousands Of New Yorkers Feeling Effected By Government Shutdown From Harlem To Hollis

Thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem To Hollis have felt the real effects of the longest federal government shutdown in history as it enters its 27th day. Continue Reading →

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