NYCHA Embraces Private Development To Fight ‘Financial Death Spiral’

In the face of at least $35 million in federal funding cuts for 2017—what Bronx Council Member Ritchie Torres described Monday as a “financial death spiral”—New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye insisted that NYCHA now has no choice but to fully embrace NextGeneration Neighborhoods. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Housing Chair Olatoye Investing $1 Billion In NYCHA Buildings From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye today committed $1 billion in City capital to replace deteriorating roofs on NYCHA buildings over the next 10 years. Continue Reading →

First District Leader Debate Held In Harlem

DISTRICT LEADER DEBATE GROUP SHOT1National Action Network’s (NAN) “Young Professionals & Leaders” Committee (YPL) hosted a debate at the NAN House of Justice in Harlem on Labor Day, featuring the candidates for the upcoming District Leader elections in Central Harlem’s 70th Assembly District, Part A. Continue Reading →