New York City Housing Authority
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said the physical conditions at New York City Housing Authority buildings have gotten worse over recent years.
The October 2012 storm dumped water and sand into the basements and first floors of the Coney Island Houses, crippling the buildings’ electrical and mechanical systems and leaving residents without power for 22 days.
The city has deployed more than 700 additional police officers and installed more security lighting.
An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.
The de Blasio administration is spending $210 million on a citywide initiative to improve security at 15 troublesome New York City Housing Authority developments.
Jacqueline Francis said two people stole her $1,000 computer after NYCHA asked her to leave her door open for construction workers.
New Yorkers were talking Thursday about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $41 billion plan to preserve or create affordable housing.
A fight has erupted between elderly New York City residents, and city officials who said the residents need to move into smaller apartments.
Ralph Calinda, 91, has lived in the three bedroom apartment at the Pomonok Houses in Flushing, where he raised seven kids, for 61 years.
Fire officials have been putting out more and more fires at at New York City Housing Authority buildings. Residents say kids are often to blame.
NYCHA workers turned off the gas at Pomonok Houses early Friday morning, knocking on doors in the middle of night and handing out hot plates to residents.
Fifteen stories above a Bronx apartment building stands, ice cascades downward from a frozen rooftop water tank. The scene is pretty from above, but dangerous to those down below.
De Blasio introduced Shola Olatoye as chairwoman of the New York City Housing Authority.
The settlement requires the city Housing Authority to remove the mold and fix leaks, insulate pipes and deal with other moisture issues. It covers all of the authority’s 400,000 tenants.
Brooklyn’s largest public housing complex was blacked out for weeks after superstorm Sandy roared ashore.