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A Beautiful Mural for Monterey Houses

A colorful, new mural was unveiled at Monterey Houses on January 25. “Multigenerational Bloom” brings stories of the past and present to life in vivid color, highlighting activists and everyday community members, and it’s a much-welcomed addition to the development.

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Former NYCHA Resident on 60 Minutes

Howard Schultz, former CEO of Starbucks, appeared on "60 Minutes" on January 27, 2019, where he announced that he is considering a run as an independent candidate for president of the United States. During the interview, Mr.

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Awarding NYCHA’s Gardeners

Roselina Mestric of Pomonok Houses (center) was proud to receive one of the 2018 Master Gardener Awards at the 55th Annual NYCHA Garden & Greening Awards Ceremony. Ms.

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NYCHA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

NYCHA residents celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month with an event showcasing the people, history, music, food, dance, and achievements of the Latino community – emphasizing the fact that, regardless of country, todos somos familia (“we are all family”).

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Giving Turkeys, Giving Thanks

On November 13, New York Yankees pitcher Dellin Betances brought Thanksgiving cheer to NYCHA families at the Polo Grounds Cornerstone, a community center operated by The Police Athletic League. Mr.

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National Night Out at NYCHA

National Night Out events bring together residents and their local police precincts to strengthen relationships and promote safer communities.

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A New Community Center for Marcy

Before she introduced Mayor Bill de Blasio at a construction kick-off event for Marcy Houses’ new community center, young resident Alexis Pender spoke about what she was most looking forward to doing at the center: dancing with friends.

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Kudos for NYCHA's Digital Van

Waldina Benedith, a Section 8 voucher holder in Brooklyn, was so pleased with her recent experience using one of NYCHA’s Digital Vans that she took the time to send NYCHA an email praising the van’s operator, Malin Bey:

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Are You on the for Section 8 Wait List?

Due to an increase in federal funding, NYCHA is issuing new Section 8 vouchers for the first time in two years and is reaching out to possible tenants on the wait list. Please update your contact information by visiting https://selfserve.nycha.info.

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Annual Plan, May 22

NYCHA's Public Hearing on the Significant Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 Agency Annual Plan and the Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Plan will be held on May 22.

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