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The NYCHA Journal is Online
Welcome to the Online NYCHA Journal!

Welcome to the new NYCHA Journal!  

This publication is all about you: your home, your community, your city, your...MORE

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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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NYCHA Speaks Your Language

New York City is home to people who speak more than 200 different languages. NYCHA is committed to providing limited English...

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Staten Island Hosts City Hall in Your Borough

NYCHA staff and residents welcomed Mayor Bill de Blasio and city officials as City Hall moved its headquarters to Staten...

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NYCHA Goes Smoke-Free

NYCHA developments are now smoke-free, a policy that provides healthier homes for residents and healthier working environments for employees.

The “Smoke-Free NYCHA” initiative was developed as part of a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule for public housing nationwide that prohibits smoking in apartments and buildings or within 25 feet of buildings.

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., and secondhand smoke can trigger asthma attacks and lead to stroke, heart attack, cancer... More


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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