NYCHA’s Capital Team Lights the Way to Safety

It’s been a busy year for Capital Projects’ City Capital group, which oversees projects funded by the City Council, the Mayor’s Office and the Manhattan District Attorney. As part of the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety (MAP), state-of-the-art, energy- efficient LED lighting is being installed at 15 developments, replacing and augmenting outdated lighting, some… MORE

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Congratulations on the following recent appointments:

Deborah Goddard, former Managing Director for Policy and Program Development at MassHousing, was appointed Executive Vice President for Capital Projects in August 2016. She is responsible for leading and directing the activities of NYCHA’s Capital Projects Division, which manages and administers NYCHA’s multi-billion dollar, multi-year capital program committed to preserving and modernizing NYCHA’s public housing… MORE

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A Stand-Up Guy
NYCHA Employee Fulfills Longtime Vow

The City’s seven-week Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), which provided job experience and earnings for almost 900 New York City youth at developments and offices, ended in August. But the encouragement that Grant Houses Supervisor of Grounds Muhammad Watley and his staff gave their young helpers could affect their lives forever. That’s Mr. Watley’s conviction… MORE

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Property Management Staff Attend “Sustainability Boot Camp”

This summer, almost 200 property managers, property management supervisors and assistant supervisors from more than 100 developments attended a two-day energyefficiency training course organized by the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Building Owners and Managers Association of New York (BOMA), and Urban Green Council. Known as “Sustainability Boot… MORE

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“I Am NextGen” Honorees Embody NYCHA’s Commitment to Service

NYCHA continues to bring outstanding employees, residents and other stakeholders to the attention of the public through its popular “I Am NextGen” campaign. Our latest honorees are caretaker Ivan Maestre, whose heroic response to a fire at Claremont Rehab saved a two-week-old baby (see here), and Frank Romano, Chief of Operations in the Energy and… MORE

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IT Service Desk Offers Do-It-Yourself Options
by Debbie Pitts, Special Assistant to the Vice President, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Want more independence at work? The next time your computer breaks down or your printer misbehaves, create your own NYCHA Service Desk ticket! No hanging on the line or spending time composing emails. With the self-service feature of the new Service Desk, you are empowered with the option to create your own ticket to report… MORE

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Free Financial Planning

The NYC Office of Labor Relations offers a variety of financial planning seminars which are presented by Certified Financial Planners. Seminars are available for the below topics. For more information on these seminars or to attend a seminar, you must register at http://www1.nyc.gov/site/olr/financialplanning/financial-planning-seminars.page. Topics include: Basics of Diversified Investing College Planning Deferred Compensation Plan Basics… MORE

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