Shola Olatoye, Chair & CEO

NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye stands near a senior resident who is seated in front of a computer.
Welcome to the Online NYCHA Journal!

I am so excited to welcome you to the new NYCHA Journal!  

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

Shola Olatoye, Chair & CEO

A Fresh Start

NYCHA’s New Year’s resolution: Continue to work tirelessly on our NextGeneration NYCHA commitment to create safe, healthy communities...MORE


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A New Senior Center for Red Hook

Red Hook East Houses residents Gertrude “Trudie” Holzendorf, 94, and Candida Delgado, 88 had been anxiously waiting for this...

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Crime Is Down 7 Percent at NYCHA

Watch NYCHA’s Vice President for Public Safety Gerald Nelson on NY1...

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Get Paid While You Learn

Looking for a summer job? There are two exciting ways for young NYCHA residents to earn money while gaining important career skills through the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

NYCHA SYEP for 14- and 15-year-olds

Apply for NYCHA’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), a lottery-based program that provides minimum wage ($13/hr.) summer work assignments to residents ages 14 and 15. Work at NYCHA or NYCHA-partner locations doing clerical, customer service, janitorial... More

NYCHA's Youth Leaders Get Connected
NYCHA’s Youth Leaders Get Connected

Youth Leadership Council member Mya Pyle (right) receives a free tablet from Curtis Williams, Manager of NYCHA’s Resident Engagement Department. All 150 members of NYCHA’s 15 Youth Leadership Councils (YLC) received free tablets courtesy of T-Mobile, NYCHA, and the City of New York, that they can use for developing projects to help their...


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