Repair & Rebuild

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New Boilers for 11 NYCHA Developments

Nine new boiler plants will be constructed at 11 NYCHA developments with aging boilers, which will improve heat and hot water service for 24,000 residents. Construction on the new boiler plants will begin at the selected developments this year and is scheduled to be completed by 2022.


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January Work Order Blitz Results

During the month of January, NYCHA closed nearly 2,345 maintenance work orders at developments across the city as part of its Saturday work order blitz initiative, a program launched in December 2018 to tackle the work order repair backlog.


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First Saturday Work Blitz of 2019 Closes Nearly 1,000 Work Orders

NYCHA closed nearly 1,000 maintenance work order requests across five developments in its first Saturday blitz of 2019, marking the most closed work orders on a single Saturday since the start of the Authority’s proactive initiative to eliminate its repair backlog. 


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Second Saturday Work Order Blitz

NYCHA closed more than 950 maintenance work order requests in one day at five developments in its second Saturday blitz, as part of the Authority’s proactive initiative to eliminate repair backlogs and effectively engage and assist residents. NYCHA will continue to hold its Saturday blitz effort


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Saturday Work Order Blitz

Staff Close More than 800 Work Orders.

NYCHA closed more than 800 maintenance work order requests in one day at five developments as part of the Authority’s proactive initiative to eliminate repair backlogs.


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“NYCHA Cares”: Over 13,000 Work Orders Closed

More than 13,000 skilled trades work orders have been completed during the first round of the recently launched NYCHA Cares initiative.


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Digging for History at Baruch Houses

NYCHA’s Sandy Recovery Work Sometimes Comes With History Lesson


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NYCHA Cares to Tackle Repair Backlog

Over the next two years, a new NYCHA pilot program will improve quality of life for almost 9,000 residents by addressing more than 50,000 open skilled trades work orders at the three developments with the largest backlogs.


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Recovery to Resiliency: NYCHA’s 2017 Report on Sandy Recovery Projects

On February 14, 2018, NYCHA released a 2017 End of Year Report on the $3 billion FEMA grant to the Authority to repair and renovate the 33 NYCHA developments devastated by Superstorm Sandy. The FEMA grant, awarded in December 2015, is the largest in history.



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