A Better Place to Work and a Place That Works Better
By Martin Golden, Proud NYCHA Carpenter

NYCHA: a better place to work and a place that works better. This concept embodies the work of the Employee Engagement Committee (EEC). We are NYCHA employees from many different titles and backgrounds working together to help change NYCHA. Our strengths derive from our diversity. Our first meeting for new members – the second group… MORE

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National Night Out at NYCHA

National Night Out events bring together residents and their local police precincts to strengthen relationships and promote safer communities. On August 7, NYCHA General Manager Vito Mustaciuolo and other NYCHA executives celebrated the 35thAnnual National Night Out with residents, NYPD officers, community board representatives, and elected officials in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens. At… MORE

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A Nice Place to Play

NYCHA General Manager Vito Mustaciuolo (third from right in the top row above) and Council Member Antonio Reynoso (left of GM Mustaciuolo) celebrated Hylan Houses’ new playground alongside some happy kids from the neighborhood. The $325,000 playground renovation, which was funded by Council Member Reynoso, features a new sprinkler, equipment, hop-scotch court, game tables, benches, pavement, and safety surfacing.

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NYCHA Celebrates New Affordable Housing for Veterans and Young Adults

NYCHA staff helped cut the ribbon at the grand opening for Walton House, a new supportive housing development in the Bronx for formerly homeless veterans and young adults. NYCHA provided project-based Section 8 vouchers for the entire development. Walton House is New York City’s first supportive housing development to open under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s… MORE

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Safety Symposium Puts Spotlight on Safety

About 300 NYCHA employees attended the Authority’s fifth annual Safety Symposium on June 28 at the Johnson Community Center in East Harlem. Interim Chair and CEO Stanley Brezenoff and Teamsters Local 237 President Gregory Floyd and Vice President Ruben Torres welcomed attendees – property managers, supervisors, and safety associates from across the city as well… MORE

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The Eyes of the Authority
NYCHA Photographer Retires After Decades of Service

You may have met him – for 35 years, Senior Photographer Pete Mikoleski, armed with his trusty Canon camera, has chronicled important events at the Authority, capturing also the hard work of the employees who make it all happen. His work appeared in The NYCHA Journal, this publication, and a variety of informational materials for… MORE

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NYCHA Goes Smoke-Free
Initiative Promotes Healthier Homes and Workplaces

NYCHA developments are now smoke-free, a policy that provides healthier homes for residents and healthier working environments for employees. The “Smoke-Free NYCHA” initiative was developed as part of a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule for public housing nationwide that prohibits smoking in apartments and buildings or within 25 feet of… MORE

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Passing the Torch
New EEC Members Assume Their Roles

NYCHA’s Employee Engagement Committee (EEC) strives to create a more inclusive environment for staff. The EEC partners with NYCHA leadership to champion a cohesive, collaborative organization that can bring about the Authority’s goals to change the way we do business as a landlord and create safe, clean, and connected communities for residents. EEC members are… MORE

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