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Welcome to the new NYCHA Journal!  

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New Acting Chair of NYCHA

NYCHA’s new Acting Chair Stanley Brezenoff says he's failing at retirement. The long-time public servant from East New York, Brooklyn...MORE

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A New Season Takes Root

NYCHA kicked off the start of Spring by gathering over 260 resident gardeners on April 13 at the 16th Gardening and Urban...

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NYCHA’s Pet Policy

A household may own either one dog or one cat. There is a size limit for dogs. Dogs that are expected to weigh more than 25...

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Youth Leadership Council Celebrates Year of Advocacy, Activism

More than 200 people attended NYCHA’s second Youth Voice Counts Leadership Summit in June to celebrate the Youth Leadership Councils’ (YLC) ongoing work.

YLCs help young people grow into civic leaders and advocates for change. Members between the ages of 14 and 21 receive training and mentoring to address pressing issues in their neighborhoods. The councils are divided into 15 geographical zones across the city. They meet over the course of the school year to brainstorm solutions and create action plans.

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NYCHA Goes Smoke-Free
Community Conversations on Smoke-Free NYCHA

By Marvin Jean-Jacques, Program
Manager, NYCHA Health Initiatives

If you haven’t already heard, all public housing across the country—including NYCHA homes—will go smoke-free as of July 30, 2018, following a requirement from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

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