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Welcome to the Online NYCHA Journal!

Welcome to the NYCHA Journal!  

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Gregory Russ Appointed New Chair of NYCHA

Gregory Russ, current CEO of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, has been appointed the new Chair and CEO of NYCHA. Mr. Russ has...MORE

Articles

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West Nile Virus Mosquito Treatment

The New York City Housing Authority will be treating all of the catch basins located on Housing Authority developments to...

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2018 Drinking Water Supply and Quality Report
2018 Annual Water Supply & Quality Report

The 2018 Drinking Water Supply and Quality Report is now available for viewing at: nyc.gov/dep/...

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Coordinating a Farm, Growing into a Leader

It was sometime in 2016 when Kyara Grant looked out the window of her apartment at Howard Houses and noticed something being built. She assumed it would be a project that wouldn’t benefit the Brownsville community, “But once I saw that it was a farm and it was giving back free produce to the residents, I fell in love with it,” Ms. Grant said.

Now, she gets to work where she lives, as the Service Coordinator of Howard Houses Farm. Some of her responsibilities include managing land improvement (including trash pick-up and decorating... More


Partnering to Change Lives

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program at NYCHA

“Life changing” is one of the most common words graduates of the Family Self-Sufficiency program use to describe the HUD-funded initiative that supports Section 8 voucher holders in achieving economic independence.

Both Shanti McGhee and Elizabeth Ramos, two graduates of the...

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