NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A federal housing official is moving into another New York City public housing unit today, the second apartment she is experiencing up-close to better understand the state of the New York City Housing Authority.
Lynne Patton, regional administrator for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is moving into the Frederick Douglass Houses on the Upper West Side.READ MORE: NYC Residents Told To Wear Masks In Indoor Public Settings, As Omicron Variant Confirmed In Canada
Last week she spent five days with a family at the Patterson Houses in the Bronx.
She’ll do the same at two more NYCHA properties to complete a month of living in the nation’s largest public housing system.READ MORE: Omicron Variant: 1st North American Case Detected In Ontario
In addition to talking to local residents and investigating the properties, she has been posting her experiences, photos and videos on her Facebook page.Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Set To Start Monday In Manhattan