New York City News

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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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Moving NYCHA Forward

Dear Residents,

On January 31, Mayor Bill de Blasio, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, and the Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced a settlement to improve the lives of the 400,000 New Yorkers who call NYCHA home.


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City Hall in Your Borough: the Bronx

As part of “City Hall in Your Borough: The Bronx,” representatives from a range of City agencies, including NYCHA, provided information and answered questions for Bronx residents at a January 29 Resource Fair at the Latino Pastoral Action Center.


SNAP Recipients: Feb. Benefits

A message from the NYC Department of Social Services

Because of the federal government shutdown, most SNAP recipients will receive their February Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early.


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Interim Recertifications are Now on the Self-Service Portal

Residents: Did you know that you can make Interim Recertification requests at any time during the year? If there’s a change in your household composition, income, assets,
or expenses, you need to fill out an Interim Recertification.


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Public Hearing, Feb. 13 at BMCC

Join the conversation and get informed on issues impacting your home and community. Can’t attend the February 13 meeting at Borough of Manhattan Community College in person?



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