New York City News

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Prepare for Coastal Storms

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 to November 30.

Know Your Zone


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Staten Island Hosts City Hall in Your Borough

NYCHA staff and residents welcomed Mayor Bill de Blasio and city officials as City Hall moved its headquarters to Staten Island for a week in late July.


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Watch Out, Rats!

NYCHA is rolling out a new, aggressive extermination plan to reduce the rat population at the ten most infested developments in the city: Bushwick, Webster, Marcy, Butler, Morris I, Morris II, Riis I, Riis II, Morrisania.


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Message on the Increased Federal Resources for Affordable & Public Housing

For the first time in decades, Congress has significantly increased the federal resources available for affordable and public housing, recognizing the critical role that housing plays in our lives, our communities, and our economy.


Snow Day Cleanup!

NYCHA staff came in at 7 a.m. the morning of the March 21 nor’easter to begin snow removal, keeping our residents safe. 


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NYCHA is Hiring!

NYCHA is committed to creating safe, clean, connected homes for public housing residents, and we need your help.


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Apply Now for an Affordable Apartment in Harlem

Applications are being accepted now through April 6 for affordable apartments in a newly renovated building, Randolph Houses North, which was once part of NYCHA’s Randolph Houses. NYCHA residents (including former Randolph Houses residents), NYCHA Section 8 voucher holders, and applicants on NYCHA’s waitlist will receive preference for 25 percent of the Harlem building’s 106 affordable apartments.


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Mayor Supports NYCHA Heat Upgrades

City Invests $200 Million for New Boilers and Heating Systems at 20 Developments


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A Better Way to Pay Your Rent

Paying your rent is even easier thanks to NYCHA's new rent payment processing service, which launched in January 2018. It features a host of service upgrades including:


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Gotham Gazette: De Blasio’s Record on NYCHA

"Despite steadily shrinking federal support for public housing, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has made significant gains in public safety and in balancing its annual operating budget under Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is up for reelection on Tuesday. His support for NYCHA, where about half a million low-income New Yorkers live, has set him apart from his predecessors, Michael Bloomberg and Rudy Giuliani, neither of whom matched de Blasio’s financial and programmatic commitment to the city’s public housing authority and residents, according to documents and experts."



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