Thomas M. Chan, Chief of Transportation for the New York City Police Department
Working in the Shadow of Home

Thomas M. Chan is Chief of the New York City Police Department’s Transportation Bureau, reflects on growing up at Alfred Smith Houses in the Two Bridges section of Manhattan.


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10 Facts You Need to Know About NYCHA’s Digital Vans

NYCHA’s Digital Vans are computer labs on wheels that bring technology directly to NYCHA communities that have limited or no access to high-speed internet service.


Rayford Hooks
Meet Your Zone Coordinators

NYCHA REES Zone Coordinators are your personal guides to achieving your economic dreams. They partner with resident leaders and local organizations to connect residents to jobs and job training, adult education, financial empowerment, and business development services close to home.


Winners of the Lee Strasberg Scholarship
Ready for the Limelight

This year’s Lee Strasberg Scholarship winners are cool, confident, and talented.


Omar Arias
Wheels Keep Turning

​From Citi Bike cyclist to bike share champion


LaGuardia Houses Caretakers Celine DeHoyos and Sylvia Carattini

In celebration of Women’s History month, NYCHA launched #nychawomenwork, a photo campaign to celebrate the Authority’s female employees.


Guengueng with his book.
A Human Rights Hero Who Calls Butler Houses Home

Souleymane Guengueng was an accountant in his homeland of Chad who was imprisoned unjustly by the president, Hissène Habré.


Reverend Marc Rivera
A Conversation with Reverend Dr. Marc Rivera, Pastor of Primitive Christian Church

April 2017

Reverend Dr. Marc Rivera is the Pastor of Primitive Christian Church


Reverend Marc Rivera helps one of his parishioners at the February 16 online annual recertification event.
Workshop Highlights the Ease of Online Annual Recertification

NYCHA and Vision Urbana, a community-based organization on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, hosted an online recertification workshop at the Primitive Christian Church (La Iglesia Primitiva) on February 16. Spearheaded by Reverend Dr.


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Brownsville Art Matters

Every day, Langston Hughes Apartments residents and community members are treated to a stunning outdoor art exhibit called “Brownsville Matters,” which celebrates the culture and identity of Brownsville through Technicolor paintings and captivating photos, showing beauty that’s often overlooked i



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