Cuomo Declares Emergency Over Child Lead Levels In NYCHA HousingNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a declared a public health emergency over lead levels in public housing.
820 Children Living In NYCHA Units Have Elevated Levels Of LeadMore than 800 children under the age of 6 living in NYCHA units have tested positive for elevated levels of lead between 2012 and 2016.
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson Calls Alleged NYCHA Coverups 'Unacceptable,' Demands ChangeAfter an exchange of niceties with the mayor, Johnson lowered the boom in response to the federal government's scathing findings about how NYCHA was run.
Feds Force City To Pay Billions In NYCHA Settlements As Remedy To 'Deplorable Conditions'It appears there may finally be a fix for the nation's largest public housing agency.
NYCHA Tenants Call On Mayor De Blasio For More Funding To Fix Unsafe, Unsanitary ConditionsNYCHA tenants have launched a campaign to get Mayor Bill de Blasio to agree to a City Council demand to add more funding to the city budget for public housing.
De Blasio: NYCHA Head Olatoye To Leave Post At End Of MonthShola Olatoye made the official announcement Tuesday at the Ocean Bay Apartments in Far Rockaway, Queens.
De Blasio: Shola Olatoye Stepping Down As NYCHA ChiefStan Brezenoff will be named interim chair of the embattled agency.
Cuomo, De Blasio Continue To Feud Over Fixing Public Housing, Subway SystemGov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are at it again. As the governor takes a high-profile victory lap for securing funds to fix public housing and the city subway system, the mayor launches an attack to rain on Cuomo’s parade.
Cuomo Hands Control Of NYCHA Repairs Over To Outside MonitorUnder the governor’s plan, an independent monitor will be appointed to hire an outside contractor to fix things. He’s also giving $550 million in state funds toward repairs.
NYCHA Residents Suffering While Officials Trade Blame In Political Tug-Of-WarFrustrated public housing tenants marched outside NYCHA headquarters Thursday in Lower Manhattan, hoping their prayers for better living would be answered.
'It's No Place You Want To Live:' Family Says NYCHA To Blame For Ceiling Collapse In Bronx ApartmentA 5-month-old boy and a 7-year-old girl escaped serious injury Wednesday night when a ceiling collapsed on them in a public housing building.
Cynthia Nixon Calls NYCHA Conditions ‘Devastating’The “Sex and the City” star and gubernatorial candidate visited the Albany Houses, where tenants complained about leaking ceilings and rodents.