Mayor de Blasio Names Stanley Brezenhoff Interim Chair Of NYCHA From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Stanley Brezenoff will serve as Interim Chair of the New York City Housing Authority, succeeding Shola Olatoye who will depart the post at the end of April 2018. Continue Reading →

Beleaguered NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye Is Resigning

NY Post reports that embattled NYCHA chair Shola Olatoye — who faced strong criticism for her handling of lead paint inspections and poor living conditions — is stepping down from her post, City Hall announced Monday. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Adminisration Outlines NYCHA Heating Projects Awaiting State’s New $250M Commitment

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen (pictured) today issued a letter to New York State Budget Director Robert Mujicia urging the Governor to release the $250 million dedicated in the State’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency On NYCHA From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that on Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to declare a state of emergency at New York City Housing Authority in order to expedite much-needed repair workreports the New York Post. Continue Reading →

Legal Aid Society Wants NYCHA To Refund Rent

NY Curbed reports that the Legal Aid Society is demanding that the New York City Housing Authority provide up to $15 million in rent refunds to public housing tenants that lost heat during the city’s cold front. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYCHA Farm Expansion

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye and Gabrielle Fialkoff, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships came together today. Continue Reading →

Electeds de Blasio, Levine, Espaillat And Others Announce Cameras At NYCHA Houses

The de Blasio Administration today kicked off National Safety Month by announcing the installation of new closed-circuit television cameras at 22 public housing developments, representing an investment of $15 million in City and State funding. Continue Reading →