NYCHA Gets an “A” for Its Section 8 Program

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded NYCHA’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program its highest designation for outstanding performance, underscoring NYCHA’s efficiency and effectiveness administering Section 8. “This designation demonstrates how we are succeeding in fundamentally changing how we do business and becoming more efficient,” said Chair & CEO Shola… MORE

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“I Am NextGen” Honorees Bridge the Digital Gap for Queensbridge Residents

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, Shameya Muniz and April Andrews, are helping their fellow residents at Queensbridge Houses go digital. In the summer of 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $10 million investment… MORE

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New Exterminator Services Program

To improve service to our residents and reduce rodents, NYCHA is reinstating routine extermination treatments on a quarterly basis, beginning January 23, 2017. Routine apartment extermination will treat “wet” areas, such as the kitchen and bathroom(s). As part of this initiative, NYCHA will schedule comprehensive building “clean-out” extermination treatments. A clean-out is a thorough extermination… MORE

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Employee Voices: Connecting Residents to Community Resources
by Sybille Louis, Director for Performance Tracking & Analytics

NextGeneration NYCHA mandates the use of data to support decision making and help NYCHA become a more transparent organization. The Performance Tracking and Analytics Department (PTAD) has taken a critical role in supporting the Next Generation NYCHA goal of operating as an efficient and effective landlord. Our mission is to provide performance management and business… MORE

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A Message to Immigrant New Yorkers from Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Mark-Viverito

In keeping with New York City’s historic role in welcoming and supporting immigrants to our shores, Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have issued the following statement: “During these uncertain times we must remind ourselves of who we are as a city, and hold steadfast to our values. Hard work, respect… MORE

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Toy Drive Makes Holidays Merrier

Twenty volunteers from NYCHA’s employee associations, the Department of Community Engagement and Partnerships, and the Office of Intergovernmental Relations joined with volunteers from Hillsong Church on December 21 to help Santa distribute gifts to more than 150 children living in NYCHA developments. A toy drive spearheaded by Marcela Medina, in Intergovernmental Relations, and Alicka Ampry-Samuel,… MORE

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NYCHA Closes First RAD Agreement Bringing Repairs to 3,700 Residents

On December 30, 2016, NYCHA closed a groundbreaking agreement under the Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) program to bring significant financial resources and desperately needed renovations to the Ocean Bay (Bayside) Apartments in the Rockaways. PACT is New York City’s implementation of the federal government’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), which includes collaboration between NYCHA, residents,… MORE

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