Free Tax Services

2017 Tax Preparation Sites These tax prep services are fast, FREE, local and available to anyone earning $54,000 per year or less. Free tax preparation and e-file services will be available at select NYCHA community centers and Jobs-Plus sites starting the week of January 30th to April 13, 2017. BRONX Morrisania – Davidson Community Center… MORE

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Best Wishes 2016 Retirees—Thank You For Your Service!

Elizabeth Acevedo Ronald Michael. Adams Ekhtear U. Ahmad Kamal Ahmed Joseph C. Akasalayil Timothy G. Alapo Raymond Alequin Cornelio Alvarado Miguel Alvarez Georgia Amin Marino Amparo Astor Anderson Denise Anderson Ana Antequera Marcos Aponte Santo Araujo Rodney Armanie Dele Arowolo Roger Arrington Jesus Astacio Diane Babb Florence Balan Joyce Barcliff Ida Barnes Ronald Barreau Patricia… MORE

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Security Concerns for Collaborative Tools
IT News and Notes - A monthly series on technology in the workplace

Many employees have questions about how the use of collaborative tools at work affects security concerns. Here are some answers. Q: Why can’t I use Google Drive, Box.com and other public collaborative tools to store and share NYCHA documents? A: NYCHA is a recipient of federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban… MORE

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What’s a Safety Associate?
SafeNYCHA - A monthly series on employee safety issues

Safety associates (SA) identify safety issues at their locations and work with co-workers, supervisors and the Office of Safety and Security (OFSS) to prevent on-the-job injuries. An integral part of NYCHA’s safety program, they ensure that safety-related activities are reported to their supervisors and advocate for safer working conditions. The SA role was created in… MORE

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NYCHA Celebrates Black History Month With Four Employee Profiles

Social Worker Yolanda Johnson-Peterkin spent 26 years in the criminal justice arena with non-profit agencies that bridged the transition between incarceration and the community. When NYCHA started its Family Re-entry Pilot Program three years ago, Ms. Johnson-Peterkin left her position as director of operations for re-entry at the Women’s Prison Association to manage the Authority’s… MORE

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Three NYCHA Residents Appointed to NYCHA Board

More than 500 applications to serve on the NYCHA Board were received from residents last year. Coordinated with the Mayor’s Office of Appointments, the extremely competitive application process selected three members to replace resident board members whose terms had all expired. After reviewing applications and conducting a thorough interview process, the Mayor’s Office of Appointments… MORE

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NYCHA Launches Employee Engagement Committee

Applications have been received from throughout the Authority to serve on NYCHA’s new Employee Engagement Committee (EEC). The EEC will develop plans that can help us work together more effectively and efficiently, feel empowered to make positive changes in our workplace, and take ownership of NYCHA’s success. At regularly scheduled meetings, employees working in property… MORE

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Happy Chinese New Year

Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye wished NYCHA’s Chinese-American Association (CAA) and its many friends “Sun Lin Figh Loke” (Happy New Year) at the CAA’s 24th Chinese Lunar New Year celebration on February 9. Almost 250 employees celebrated the occasion with a nine-course banquet at the Jing Fong restaurant in Manhattan’s Chinatown. The festivities included performances… MORE

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