NYCHA

NYCHA oversight brings claims of voter suppression

Lead paint inspections scheduled to take place in hundreds of NYCHA apartments on the same day as the New York primary election had some suspecting voter suppression. Per the letter, which NYCHA said was sent to approximately 650 apartments in one agency development, required that the resident or...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:32pm

NYC to renovate 2,400 NYCHA apartments

Nearly 2,400 New York City Housing Authority apartments will receive a total of $400 million in renovations, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday. Even with upgrades like new kitchens, these homes will not see a rise in their rent, the city assured. The upgrades will affect 5,300 residents...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:21pm

Public-private partnership improved conditions at NYCHA buildings: Report

It is no secret that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has faced its share of problems, from management debacles to lack of funding to issues like heating outages and lead paint on the long list of needed repairs. But some NYCHA properties have seen improvements, a new study found,...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 4:52pm

NYCHA lied about safety, sanitary conditions for years, federal officials say

The New York City Housing Authority has repeatedly lied about safety and sanitary conditions at public housing developments, putting children, elderly residents and others at risk of health complications, prosecutors say in a federal complaint filed Monday. Geoffrey Berman, United States Attorney...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 2:40pm

With new ACCESSolar program, NYCHA has solar gardens on the horizon

NYCHA took one step closer to its goal of installing 25 megawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2025 by launching a new program aimed to provide lower-cost clean energy to its residents on Friday. ACCESSSolar, or Accelerating Community Empowered Shared Solar, started accepting applications...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:00pm