Mayor Supports NYCHA Heat Upgrades

Mayor Supports NYCHA Heat Upgrades

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

Nearly 45,000 NYCHA residents at 20 developments with chronic heat outages will see their aging boilers replaced and heating systems upgraded by 2022. Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged $200 million for repairs and new equipment, which will also save about $5 million per year in energy costs. The funding will be used to:

  • Replace Outdated Boilers

10 developments with chronic outages will have more than 39 new boilers installed.

  • Modernize Heat and Hot Water Systems

12 developments will have hot water separated from heating boilers to reduce the strain on boilers, reducing the probability that residents will lose both heat and hot water at the same time. Separating these systems also allows NYCHA staff to make necessary repairs on boiler systems during spring and summer without jeopardizing resident access to hot water.

  • Install New Heating Controls

15 developments will receive new heating controls to regulate boiler temperature. This will help provide more consistent heat to residents, monitor boiler performance, spot potential faults earlier, and reduce the strain on boilers.

This funding is in addition to $13 million to improve NYCHA’s response to heating emergencies this winter.

These developments will receive at least one of the upgrades; developments with an asterisk (*) will receive new boilers with City funding. At those developments, the other components of the heating systems are funded by the federal government or energy performance contracts.

Morris Houses I & II*

Taft Houses*

Cypress Hills Houses*

Farragut Houses*

Sotomayor Houses*

Rangel Houses*

Fiorentino Plaza*

Long Island Baptist Houses*

Robinson Houses*

Astoria Houses

Baruch Houses & Baruch Houses Addition

McKinley Houses

Melrose Houses

Pelham Parkway Houses

Pomonok Houses

Rutland Towers

Soundview Houses

South Beach Houses

More Features

young woman wearing flower crown on her head

In Memory of a Rising Leader, and a Ray of Sunshine

... More
woman standing at podium. Display has text about the need of interpreters in NYC

New York City is home to people who speak more than 200 different languages.

... More
apartment building

Applications are being accepted now through September 24 for affordable apartments in a newly constructed building on the grounds of a formerly underused area at NYCHA’s Fulton

... More
bag with important emergency items

If you have to leave your apartment quickly in an emergency, you’ll need a go bag. Putting it together in advance guarantees you’ll have everything you need with you.

... More

Apply Now - Success Academy Charter Schools