Keyword: NYCHA
28 results total, viewing 1 - 10
Just recently, the United Nations gathered in our city for the annual General Assembly — the first in-person Assembly in two years. more
The majority of front doors are broken or unlocked at the city’s nearly 300 public housing developments, field surveyors found in a review conducted this summer by comptroller Brad Lander’s office. The findings reveal a profound lack of security affecting nearly one in 15 New York residents — a city within a city — who live in New York City Housing Authority buildings. more
Tens of thousands of Section 8 vouchers remain in jeopardy as the New York City Housing Authority pores over case files caught up in a computer glitch that went unnoticed for eight months — and now it’s slowly being corrected. more
An orderly line formed at the corner of Fordham Plaza Monday morning outside the New York City Housing Authority’s Bronx office. A dozen or so families waited as the sidewalk began to bake in the sun. Then, at 8:00, a guard unlatched the door and poked out his head, allowing an icy gust of air to escape. more
Low-income New Yorkers are eligible for free air conditioners through the federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program, but only if they’ve got a printer at home and can think ahead. The deadline to mail in an application this year was July 8, two weeks too soon for those who may have hoped to apply for the benefit during the city’s sweltering heat wave last month. more
Eric Dinowitz’s city council district would gain a larger portion of Marble Hill Houses and Kingsbridge Heights, while losing Wakefield to a neighboring district, as part of a preliminary redistricting that reflects the new 2020 census figures. more
At a public city council redistricting hearing last Wednesday all talk regarding the northwest Bronx had to do with unifying the Marble Hill Houses into one district.  Yet a law written to ensure that all council districts are apportioned in a fair manner may be the one thing preventing that from happening. more
The New York City Housing Authority will soon move forward in its plan to place some 25,000 apartments into a new NYCHA Preservation Trust — a public benefit corporation state lawmakers voted to establish last week. more
A former New York City Housing Authority employee was sentenced to 12 years in prison for shooting a building superintendent who had written him up for a job infraction, according to the Bronx District Attorney’s office. more
The announcement that Marble Hill Houses will get much-needed heating upgrades was great news for those living at the public housing complex. more
1 | 2 | 3 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.