Join the NYCHA Board

Join the NYCHA Board

In or about November/December 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio will appoint one resident as a member of the NYCHA Board to fill a vacancy. Board members represent the more than 400,000 people who call NYCHA home when voting on contracts, resolutions, policies, rules and regulations, and other administrative matters. This is not a full-time position, but you should be able to devote a minimum of 15-20 hours each month, for which you will receive a monthly stipend per hours of service up to $1,500. The application process starts September 15, 2018. All applications must be submitted online or postmarked by October 15, 2018.

To qualify, you must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • A NYCHA resident in good standing
  • Cleared for service by the New York City Department of Investigation, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board, and/or NYCHA’s Office of the Inspector General

Here's how to apply:

Applications can be mailed to:
NYCHA Resident Board Member
P.O. Box 3422
New York, NY 10008-3422

Watch current Resident Board Member Victor Gonzalez talk about his experience. 

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