New York City News

Speaker of the City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito
This Is Who We Are

City Council Speaker Champions an Inclusive, Engaged City


Victor Gonzalez
New Resident Board Members Add Their Voices to NYCHA Leadership

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently appointed Jacqueline Arroyo and Jacqueline Young and reappointed Victor A. González to serve as resident members of the NYCHA Board of Directors. 


Adriano Espaillat
A Public Housing Advocate Makes History

On January 3, U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat was sworn into the 115th Congress as its first Dominican-American member and its first member to have been a formerly undocumented immigrant.


Safer Streets with Vision Zero

New York City government worked tirelessly to make the streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers in 2016—and, as a result, there were fewer traffic fatalities in 2016 than any other year since the City started to keep count in 1910.


New NYCHA Flat Rent Schedule

NYCHA has updated its 2017 Flat Rent schedule to establish maximum rents by apartment size as mandated by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD). NYCHA residents pay either 30% of their adjusted


Renovated roofs at Parkside Houses.
City Will Invest $1 Billion for NYCHA Roofs

Mayor Bill de Blasio has committed $1 billion in City funds to replace deteriorating roofs on NYCHA buildings over the next 10 years, improving over 700 buildings and benefitting more than 175,000 NYCHA residents. 


Lisette Camilo
Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

Commissioner Lisette Camilo discusses the importance of building a future workforce with NYCHA residents.


Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor de Blasio says that hate crimes and hate speech will not be tolerated in New York.


First Lady Chirlane McCray
An Oasis Of Support For DV Survivors On Staten Island

On June 29, New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray helped open the doors to the new Staten Island Family Justice Center (SIFJC), located at 126 Stuyvesant Place.



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