EVP for Real Estate Nicole Ferreira Receives Prestigious Award

On April 20, Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye presented Nicole Ferreira, Executive Vice President (EVP) for Real Estate, with the prestigious Citizens Housing Planning Council’s 2017 Ibo Balton Community Planner Award at the awards luncheon. This award recognizes individuals who rebuild and revitalize low-income communities. Since her appointment as EVP for Real Estate in 2016,… MORE

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Employee Voices: NGO – A New Model for Managing NYCHA Developments
by Barbara Turkewitz, Director of NGO Policy & Program Development and Senior Advisor

NextGen Operations (NGO) is a new model for managing NYCHA’s developments. Launched in January 2015 at 18 developments as the Optimal Property Management Operating Model (OPMOM), the program aimed to empower property managers to truly manage their developments. Senior Vice President (SVP) Janet Abrahams joined NYCHA in September 2015 to run this program, bringing with… MORE

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NYCHA’s Urban Fellow Looks Back At Her Experience
by Malikah Williams, Urban Fellow

Amidst the chaos of my final semester of college—trying to do well in my classes, creating new memories with my friends, and enjoying my last few months before I had more responsibilities—my successful application to become an urban fellow was welcomed stability. New York City was my next stop and I was ready to experience… MORE

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NYCHA Wins Prize for Public Service Innovation

The Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) recently awarded NYCHA its 2017 CBC Prize for Public Service Innovation for its NextGeneration NYCHA Digital Initiatives. As part of NextGen NYCHA, our 10-year strategic plan, the Authority has implemented several digital initiatives that increase efficiency, reduce operating costs, and improve customer service. These initiatives include the MyNYCHA app, smart… MORE

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