De Blasio Defends His 'Weekday Warrior' Pick To Fix Beleaguered NYCHAMinneapolis resident and future housing chief Gregory Russ will high tail it out of the city on weekends and holidays.
Exclusive: New NYCHA Head Gregory Russ Addresses The Many, Many Obstacles That Lay AheadThe new chair of the city's troubled public housing system, Gregory Russ, admits he's praying for a few miracles.
De Blasio Picks New NYCHA Boss Who Wants To Fly Home To Minnesota Every Weekend, Sources SayHis name is Gregory Russ - the head of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority – and he’s the man Bill de Blasio has settled on to cure NYCHA's multi-billion-dollar problems.
NYCHA Monitor Blasts City's Lead Testing, Remediation EffortsThe federal monitor appointed to oversee the overhaul of the New York City Housing Authority sent a blistering letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio's interim NYCHA head Kathryn Garcia.
NYCHA Tenant Says She Was Sexually Harassed By Repairman, Agency Says She Can Move OutFor all the problems facing tenants of the New York City House Authority, Jennifer Calcano never thought sexual harassment in her Upper West Side home by a NYCHA repair man would be one of them.
NYCHA Residents Living Without Gas In Homes Since Last ThanksgivingSeveral residents of a New York City Housing Authority brownstone on the Upper West Side say they have been without gas in their homes since last Thanksgiving.
Vigil Held For 6 Killed In Harlem Apartment FireA makeshift memorial with candles and flowers is growing outside the apartment building at Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard and 142nd Street.
Residents Demand Increased Security Inside NYCHA BuildingsA violent killing in a New York City Housing Authority building in Brooklyn has prompted resident leaders to demand increased security, which they say could have saved a life.
City To Test 135,000 NYCHA Public Housing Apartments For LeadFor the first time ever 135,000 public housing apartments will be tested for lead.
'Someone Is Incompetent': HUD Official Slams NYCHA For Evicting Bronx Amputee, Throwing Out His Belongings“If the rehab facility reached out and let them know where this gentleman was, someone is incompetent or lazy or both,” Patton charged.
NYCHA Kicks 72-Year-Old Amputee Out Of His Apartment While He Was Recovering From SurgeryBienvenido Martinez says not only did NYCHA kick him out of his apartment, they also threw away everything he owned, including his social security card and treasured family photos.
City Gets Extension From HUD To Appoint New NYCHA ChairNew York had a midnight federal deadline to appoint a new chair to oversee the troubled city housing authority.
HUD Head Patton, Malliotakis Blast Mayor De Blasio For Further NYCHA NeglectHousing and Urban Development Director Lynne Patton shined the spotlight on another NYCHA nightmare on Friday.
'Deception And Fraud': HUD Official Accuses Mayor De Blasio And NYCHA Of Wasting Millions In Public Housing Funds“Should criminal charges be pursued?” Marcia Kramer asked. “I personally think they should… deception and fraud… blatant deception and fraud," Lynne Patton alleged.
Exclusive: NYCHA Begins Replacing Ancient Boilers, Righting Wrongs Caused By Many Years Of NeglectThe New York City Housing Authority has embarked on the first phase of a $1 billion plan to replace aging boilers that have left tens of thousands shivering in the homes.