New York City News

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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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Interim Chair Garcia on NY1

Interim Chair and CEO Kathryn Garcia discussed how the Authority is moving forward with Errol Louis, the host of NY1’s “Inside City Hall,” on February 19.


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NYCHA is Hiring!

NYCHA is hiring for temporary and permanent positions.


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Kathryn Garcia Appointed NYCHA’s Interim Chair

On February 5, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Kathryn Garcia as Interim Chair of NYCHA, succeeding Stanley Brezenoff, who will depart later this month. Under Interim Chair Brezenoff’s leadership, the Authority launched a comprehensive plan to deliver $24 billion in vital repairs for 175,000 resid


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Major Repairs for Eastchester Community Center

On February 1, Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced that Eastchester Gardens Community Center will receive nearly $4 million from the city to renovate and upgrade the center, which serves over 2,000 NYCHA residents. Construction will begin in 2021. 



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