Gregory Russ, current CEO of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, has been appointed the new Chair and CEO of NYCHA. Mr. Russ has more than 25 years of experience working to protect and turn around public housing across the country.
Mr. Russ was selected by Mayor Bill de Blasio from a slate of candidates that was jointly approved by himself, the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He will take office in mid-August 2019. Kathryn Garcia, who has been serving as NYCHA’s Interim... More