NYCHA Youth Can Get Paid While They Learn
Through the Summer Youth Employment Program

Know any youth looking for a summer job? There are two exciting ways for young NYCHA residents to earn money while gaining important career skills through the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). NYCHA SYEP for 14- and 15-Year-Olds NYCHA’s Summer Youth Employment Program is a lottery-based program that provides minimum wage ($13/hour) summer work assignments… MORE

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Clean, Green Comfort
$103M Investments Reduce Costs, Improve Quality of Life

Over 65,000 residents can look forward to upgrades to the lighting, heating, building ventilation, and water conservation systems at their developments. In March 2018, NYCHA will begin construction on two new Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) at 41 developments worth $103 million. The upgrades will save NYCHA $8.6 million a year and reduce energy use at… MORE

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PACT Bringing Major Renovations and Repairs for 1,700 Apartments

NYCHA has chosen three developers (see list below) to provide $300 million in repairs and renovations to 1,700 apartments at 17 developments in the Bronx and Brooklyn, improving quality of life for 4,000 residents by replacing elevators, boilers and heating systems, and renovating bathrooms and kitchens. Residents in these developments will see $316 million invested… MORE

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Apply Now for an Affordable Apartment in Harlem
Randolph Houses North Is Beautiful and Historic

Applications are being accepted now through April 6 for affordable apartments in a newly renovated building, Randolph Houses North, which was once part of the Authority’s Randolph Houses development. Through a partnership of NYCHA, the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the NYC Housing Development Corporation, Trinity Financial, West Harlem Group Assistance, Red Stone… MORE

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Mayor Supports NYCHA Heat Upgrades
City Invests $200 Million for New Boilers and Heating Systems at 20 Developments

Nearly 45,000 NYCHA residents at 20 developments with chronic heat outages will see their aging boilers replaced and heating systems upgraded by 2022. Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged $200 million for repairs and new equipment, which will also save about $5 million per year in energy costs. The funding will be used to: Replace outdated boilers: 10… MORE

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Sterling Members of NYCHA’s Team
Rasmia Kirmani-Frye and Sideya Sherman Selected for Innovative Network

Rasmia Kirmani-Frye, NYCHA’s Director of Public/Private Partnerships and the President of the Fund for Public Housing, and Sideya Sherman, NYCHA’s Executive Vice President for Community Engagement and Partnerships, were among the 48 leaders selected to join the Sterling Network NYC. The first network of its kind in the city, the Network was created by the… MORE

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Pairs with Purpose
These Shoes Were Made for a Mission

In October, Deputy Director for Community Safety Strategies Andre Cirilo organized a fundraiser on Staten Island that raised more than $1,000 and collected nearly two dozen boxes of supplies for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Recently, he and members of NYCHA’s Culture & Arts Exchange employee organization partnered with Why Not Care, a… MORE

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