Post Tagged with: "NYCHA"

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Mayor Announces Eastchester Gardens Facelift

Mayor de Blasio Announcers $3.7 Million Dollars to Renovate Eastchester Gardens Community Center By Robert Press Mayor Bill de Blasio came to the Eastchester Gardens Housing Complex with NY State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, State Senator Jamaal Bailey, and Councilman Andy King […]

by · February 7, 2019 · Bronx Politics, Housing, News
Mayor Bill de Blasio makes an announcement regarding New York City's lead prevention at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx Hospital on Monday, January 28, 2019. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES LEADFREENYC, A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO END CHILDHOOD LEAD EXPOSURE

The theme of ‘The LeadFreeNYC plan’ will be to have a LEAD FREE NYC by screening not only large multiple dwelling buildings built before 1978, but to screen every apartment for any hazard of lead. This will be done by […]

Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Launches Public Hearings and Family Complaint Hotline as Lead Crisis Continues As part of his ongoing investigation into the City’s response to lead poisoning in children citywide, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced today the first in a series […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
Sepulveda, Blake and Gibson Tour Water-damaged NYCHA Building

Sepulveda, Blake and Gibson Tour Water-damaged NYCHA Building

SENATOR SEPULVEDA, OTHER BRONX ELECTEDS WORKING WITH NYCHA TO HELP RESTORE FLOOD-DAMAGED APARTMENTS, COMPENSATE TENANTS State Senator Luis Sepulveda said today that he, Assemblyman Michael Blake and City Councilmember Vanessa Gibson are working with the New York City Housing Authority […]

by · August 29, 2018 · News
Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

Gjonaj: Investigate NYCHA Officials for Perjury

CM Gjonaj calls on City Council to start a perjury investigation to uncover any and all misleading and false testimony provided by NYCHA leadership in previous testimony before the Council.

by · June 14, 2018 · Government, News, Op Ed, Opinion
Where The Pols Are, May 21

Where The Pols Are, May 21

CM Vanessa Gibson calls on the de Blasio Administration to build more affordable senior citizen housing on vacant NYCHA land.

A Brooklyn pervert was released after a little more than 2-moths in jail, the mother fears he may return to the St. Mar'y Park Houses in Longwood. Photo by David Greene

Where The Pols Are, February 26: The New Flint

12:00 PM – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill deliver remarks at a street sign dedication ceremony honoring Officer Edward Byrne. 103rd Precinct, 168-02 91st Avenue, Jamaica, New York. 12:00 PM – Senator Jeff Klein and members […]

Bronx Political Round Up: Torres Makes Hay Over NYCHA

Bronx Political Round Up: Torres Makes Hay Over NYCHA

Councilmembers Grill NYCHA for Answers Reports show that almost 80% of NYCHA residents have been without heat or hot water at one point throughout the 2018 winter season. Bronx Councilmen Ritchie Torres and Rafael Salamanca Jr. demanded answers and continued […]

Bronx Political Round-up: Cuomo Sets 4/24 Special Election

Bronx Political Round-up: Cuomo Sets 4/24 Special Election

Governor Andrew Cuomo released the proclamation declaring April 24 as the date of the special election to fill 11 legislative vacancies in the State Senate (2) and the State Assembly (9).

NY City Hall -- Council Chambers, East Wing

Where The Pols Are, February 6: NYCHA Showdown at City Hall

The state Legislature is in session. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public events scheduled (as of 7:00 AM). Public Advocate James attends the City Council hearing on NYCHA’s heating systems and boilers. 10:00 AM – The New […]

City Offers Free Lead Testing

City Offers Free Lead Testing

STARTING MONDAY, NEW YORK CITY TO OFFER FREE LEAD TESTING FOR 3,000 NYCHA CHILDREN Tenants will be notified about service with letters and phone calls; City also providing a hotline to schedule appointments Residents can make an appointment at any […]

Highbridge Gardens resident Wendy Samuel won the Water Bottle Challenge for saving $21.75 in loose change and was given a $20 gift card from Target. Photo courtesy of NYCHA on Instagram

NYCHA Brings Money Management to Public Housing in Pilot Program

NYCHA Brings Money Management to Public Housing in Pilot Program by David Greene The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has teamed up with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs and the non-profit Urban Upbound, that will bring […]

ConnectHome Free Tablet Giveaway to Bronx NYCHA Residents

ConnectHome Free Tablet Giveaway to Bronx NYCHA Residents

City of New York and T-mobile giving away 5,000 free computer tablets to eligible NYCHA households. Register online today.

NYCHA Launches NextGen Neighborhoods Stakeholder Committees

NYCHA Launches NextGen Neighborhoods Stakeholder Committees

NYCHA Launches NextGen Neighborhoods Stakeholder Committees; Kicks-Off Search for Resident Committee Members   Comprised of residents, community representatives and elected officials from each development site, the Stakeholder Committee will work directly with the developers, ensuring constructive dialogue and accountability   […]

by · October 31, 2016 · Government, Housing
NYCHA Youth Leadership Council

Deadline for NYCHA Youth Leadership Councils, 11/4

Do know a NYCHA resident youth who would be a great addition to our new Youth Leadership Councils (YLC’s)? Ask them to sign up today! The deadline has been extended to November 4. Interested residents can go online here to apply. Across fifteen neighborhood-based […]