The Bloomberg administration, the New York City Housing Authority, the New York City Housing Development Corporation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that $732 million will be slotted for repairs at NYCHA developments across the city – the largest value of bond proceeds ever raised for public housing capital funds. Of that total amount, $476 million will go to repairs of deteriorating building exteriors and systems at 24 public housing developments. In… [more]Read more ›
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The ground floor apartments of the Throggs Neck Houses have been regularly flooded with raw sewage, and senior residents are accusing the New York City Housing Authority of shirking their responsibility to fix the mess, according to the New York Daily News. Tenants who are used to being up to their knees in toxic sludge every few months are saying something’s wrong with the building’s sewage system. Meanwhile, representatives from the NYCHA are saying the… [more]Read more ›
The New York City Housing Authority is bringing on an ex-board member to take over a mixed bag of duties, including community relations, Crain’s reported. Margarita Lopez starts Aug. 15 as executive vice president for community programs and development; she will report to General Manager Cecil House. Lopez served on NYCHA’s board until last month when a new state law abolished it. In her new role, Lopez will oversee community outreach and development coordination — her… [more]Read more ›
NEW YORK—Saying they feared second-class-citizen treatment in their own neighborhoods, public housing residents Friday bashed an unusual plan to lease land in their complexes for new apartments aimed mostly at richer residents.
The plan would put new…
NEW YORK—The city administration has planted more than 660,000 trees as part of the MillionTreesNYC project.
The city is also encouraging developers to build micro-apartment buildings, with a proposal selected in January for the first building to be …