First Saturday Work Blitz of 2019 Closes Nearly 1,000 Work Orders

NYCHA closed nearly 1,000 maintenance work order requests across five developments in its first Saturday blitz of 2019, marking the most closed work orders on a single Saturday since the start of the Authority’s proactive initiative to eliminate its repair backlog. While NYCHA developments have limited staffing during weekends, Wagner Houses in Manhattan, Albany Houses… MORE

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NYCHA Launches Mold Busters
Equips Staff with Knowledge, Training, and Tools to Combat Mold

Dear Colleagues, As you are all aware, the age of our buildings and the condition of our infrastructure makes NYCHA vulnerable to mold. However, the battle against mold is one we intend to win. Next week, we are launching a program to combat mold at NYCHA developments citywide called “Mold Busters.” Mold Busters originally began… MORE

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Visiting the Past
Department of Communications Staff Tour Archives

Two staff from NYCHA’s Department of Communications, Senior Manager for Events and Communications Services Millie Molina and Photographer Leticia Barboza, toured the La Guardia and Wagner Archives, located at La Guardia Community College in Queens, on December 6. According to Ms. Molina: “We got a glimpse of the Archives’ wonderful historical collection of NYCHA photos,… MORE

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Save Paper & Resources – Get Your W-2 Electronically
Enroll by January 4

NYCHA employees can choose to have their W-2 tax form delivered electronically instead of by paper copy. Electronic delivery is voluntary, secure, and accurate. This paperless option supports a more sustainable New York City in accordance with Mayor de Blasio’s 80 x 50 program, which commits the City to an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse… MORE

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Making Safety Fun
A Makeover for Brownsville Houses’ “Safety Wall”

Ashley Lewis is a Caretaker J at Brownsville Houses who wants to keep herself and her colleagues safe at work. As with all NYCHA developments, safety information at Brownsville Houses is posted in a location visible to all employees. However, in passing the bulletin board, Ms. Lewis felt that the information wasn’t exactly eye-catching. She… MORE

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Safety and Security Upgrades at 7 Manhattan Developments

Seven NYCHA developments across Manhattan will receive $13 million in safety and security upgrades thanks to a new grant from the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC). More than 6,000 public housing residents will benefit from upgrades that include new facades, exterior LED lighting, and CCTV cameras at seven developments. As part of the new upgrades… MORE

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All in a Day’s Work: Mentoring and Inspiring

This past summer, Joseph Luciano, Senior Digital Producer in the Department of Communications, hosted two high school interns at NYCHA, providing them valuable guidance and hands-on experience as part of Futures and Options’ internship program. Due to the students’ successful engagement, the non-profit organization invited Mr. Luciano to be part of its “Careers in Technology”… MORE

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