NYCHA Hosts MWSBE Trade Show

On May 14, NYCHA held its third annual Minority-owned, Women-owned, and Small Business Enterprises (MWSBE) Trade Show at BNY Mellon. Approximately 240 MWSBEs attended to learn how to do business with NYCHA or companies with large NYCHA contracts, as well as with city, state, and federal agencies. Twenty-eight organizations staffed exhibits, including Con Edison, the… MORE

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NYCHA and Teamsters Local 237 Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

On May 18, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that NYCHA and Teamsters Local 237, which represents about 5,500 NYCHA employees, reached a tentative contract deal. The employees affected by the new contract includes caretakers, housing assistants, and building superintendents, among others. The proposed contract includes a 10 percent raise over seven and a half years,… MORE

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NYCHA Joins City’s Greening and Sustainability Initiative

General Manager Michael Kelly announced the official launch of NYCHA’s recycling program on May 29 at Steepshead/Nostrand Houses in Brooklyn, where he was joined by NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY)Commissioner Kathyrn Garcia and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Director Nilda Mesa. “We are very excited to implement recycling at all of our 328 developments over the… MORE

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NYCHA and ConEd Partner for Cost Savings and Energy Efficiencies

NYCHA received $633,534 from Con Edison for $10 million in energy saving investments at NYCHA developments in Harlem, including 131 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Washington Houses, and Lexington Houses. The incentives offered by Con Edison were for investments NYCHA made to replace aging oil boiler equipment with 11 new, high-efficiency natural gas boilers and installation of… MORE

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Letter of Commendation to Staff at Cassidy/Lafayette Houses

“People usually tell you when you do something wrong but say nothing when you do something right,” explained Cassidy/Lafayette Houses Resident Association President Dr. Brenda L. Harris. That’s why she decided to write a letter to Queens-Staten Island Property Management Deputy Director Brenda Allen to commend Property Manager Prince Menjor, Property Maintenance Supervisor Eva Gonzalez (since reassigned),… MORE

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$1,000 Scholarships for NYCHA Residents

With the college year now over, there’s still one more important thing NYCHA’s hard working college students should do—apply for a $1,000 scholarship for NYCHA residents. The NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship is awarded competitively to residents enrolled full-time as a sophomore, junior or senior at any City University of New York college, in an Associate or Baccalaureate degree… MORE

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Message from GM Kelly

In an email message to employees, General Manager Michael Kelly addressed aspects of the NextGen plan that concern some staff. “One aspect of the plan that I know employees have questions about is the strategy to reduce central office staff by approximately 1,000 employees over the course of the next three years….I want to emphasize… MORE

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NextGeneration NYCHA is Here

On May 19, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye announced NextGeneration NYCHA (NextGen), a comprehensive ten-year plan to stabilize the financial crisis facing New York City’s public housing and deliver long-needed improvements to residents’ quality of life. The plan will change the way NYCHA is funded, managed, and how it serves… MORE

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