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.
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:
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.
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 pounds when full grown, based on a veterinarian’s estimate, are not permitted.
In October, NYCHA's Deputy Director for Community Safety Strategies Andre Cirilo organized a fundraiser on Staten Island that raised more than $1,000 and collected nearly two dozen boxes of supplies for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.