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.
NYCHA Apartment Fire Leaves 1 Dead, 93-Year-Old Injured In East HarlemFirefighters were able to put out the flames inside a 20-story building in the Wilson Houses on East 105th Street.
Police: Man Posing As NYCHA Employee Robs 73-Year-Old At GunpointPolice said the suspect knocked on the victim’s door, displayed a gun and demanded money. He then burned the man on the knees with a hot knife before stealing $300.
No Punches Pulled As NYCHA War Of Words Heats UpLongstanding problems with the New York City Housing Authority are getting political, with everyone from the president to the mayor sounding off this weekend.
HUD Secretary Selects Former Prosecutor Bart Schwartz As NYCHA's New Federal MonitorOn Friday, Carson chose Bart M. Schwartz to lead HUD’s efforts in making sure NYCHA deals with the poor and potentially dangerous conditions within New York City’s public housing units.
HUD Official Heads Back To Washington, Expected To Return To NYCHA FridayFederal housing official Lynne Patton is taking a break from her NYCHA stay Thursday.
'Just Disgraceful': HUD Official Continues Nightmare Tour Of New York's NYCHA BuildingsHousing and Urban Development official Lynne Patton ran into a little hiccup in her second week living in the nightmare that is the New York public housing system.
Federal Housing Official Moves Into UWS NYCHA Building, Second Live-In This MonthA federal housing official is moving into another New York City public housing unit today to continue her up-close look at the state of NYCHA.