Groundswell, the Office of Council Member Ritchie Torres, and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) will unveil the first two murals of a series of three at the Saint Nicholas Houses today Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 PM EST, as part of a major one-year initiative entitled “Public Art / Public Housing.” Continue Reading →
As the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) rolls out recycling for more than 400,000 residents from Harlem to Hollis, GrowNYC is gearing up to train NYCHA residents to become Environmental Ambassadors who encourage their neighbors to participate in the NYCHA Recycles! program. Continue Reading →
A quote from Senator Adriano Espaillat in response to new proposal for State takeover of NYCHA:
This proposal brings new meaning to March Madness. Instead of playing political games with our public housing residents, let’s bring funding and accountability to NYCHA. Continue Reading →
Heat related illness is serious in Harlem, but it can be prevented. Prolonged exposure to the heat and direct sunlight at a concert at summerstage or relaxing at Mount Morris Park can be very harmful, and in some cases, fatal. Continue Reading →
On Monday, July 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM, NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, hosted a brief press conference on the corner of 125th Street and Amsterdam in Harlem to announce that his audit will reveal tens of thousands of backlogged repairs from Harlem to Hollis at NYCHA.
The city Housing Authority’s new general manager made his public debut Thursday, and immediately stepped into a cauldron of resentment and anger. Continue Reading →