New York City News

Where We Live NYC Draft Plan
Blueprint for the Future of Fair Housing

Earlier this month, the de Blasio administration released the Where We Live NYC Draft Plan for public review, the City’s comprehensive plan to promote fair housing opportunities for all New Yorkers.


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Visit the Digital Van to Join Census 2020

NYCHA’s Digital Vans provide residents the opportunity to search for jobs, browse the internet, complete annual online recertifications, and more. Now they offer residents a new opportunity: gaining employment as 2020 U.S. Census Bureau employees.


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Breaking Ground in Brooklyn

Construction has begun on Van Dyke III, a building on the campus of Van Dyke Houses that will bring 180 affordable apartments to the Brownsville, Brooklyn, community.


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Complete Your Annual Forms!

NYCHA residents: You should be receiving two forms in the mail related to the Authority’s work to protect children. The first notice addresses potential lead paint hazards and window guards; the second notice is about stove knob covers.


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September is National Preparedness Month

Do you know how to prepare for an emergency? Act now to prepare for the emergencies that could affect us where we live and work:


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NYCHA Expands Rat Reduction Initiative

NYCHA will double the number of developments in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Neighborhood Rat Reduction (NRR) program, bringing it to an additional 60 developments that are home to 91,000 residents. This expansion is part of NYCHA’s commitment to improving the quality of life for residents.


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:

This report contains important information about your drinking water.


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Lead-Based Paint Testing Begins at 135,000 Apartments

On April 15, Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Interim Chair and CEO Kathryn Garcia and General Manager Vito Mustaciuolo at the Williamsburg Community Center in Brooklyn to kick off NYCHA’s new lead-based paint testing program.


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Celebrating Fair Housing Month

The Fair Housing Act Was Enacted in April 1968


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Lead-Based Paint Testing of 135,000 NYCHA Apartments Begins Soon

This spring, NYCHA will begin lead-based paint testing of approximately 135,000 NYCHA apartments citywide.



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