Important Deadlines for Accessing Your Commuter Benefits Account

Attention City government employees: Your ability to make changes to your commuter benefits plan will be limited while the City of New York transitions our commuter benefits program provider from WageWorks to Edenred Commuter Benefit Solutions.  From March 25 – March 31, you will NOT be able to: Make any changes to your commuter benefits plan  From… MORE

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Saturday Work Blitzes Continue
Staff Close Nearly 8,000 Work Orders at Over 50 Developments

NYCHA is bringing repairs to residents faster through the ground-breaking Saturday work blitz initiative. Since the program’s launch in December 2018, NYCHA maintenance workers working twice a month on weekends have completed nearly 8,000 repairs at over 50 developments. In addition, housing assistants helped residents complete more than 1,500 annual recertifications. “Our Saturday blitzes continue… MORE

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Remembering Robert White
Red Hook Houses Resident and Member of NYCHA’s Superstorm Sandy Outreach Team

By Onel Hidalgo, Community Outreach Manager, NYCHA’s Office of Recovery and Resilience Robert White had the type of presence you couldn’t ignore. He would catch your attention the moment he entered a room. Always joyful and energetic – it seemed he never had a bad day. Mr. White applied that same energy and optimism toward… MORE

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A NYCHA Black History Month Celebration
Hosted by NYCHA's Family Partnerships Department

NYCHA residents ended Black History Month with a musical celebration that highlighted legends and the achievements of African Americans throughout the country’s history. On February 28, more than 300 residents from developments across the city filled the Johnson Community Center in Harlem for the event hosted by NYCHA’s Family Partnerships Department. Audience members were treated… MORE

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Lead-Based Paint Testing of 135,000 NYCHA Apartments
Work Begins This Spring

This spring, NYCHA will begin lead-based paint testing of approximately 135,000 NYCHA apartments citywide. NYCHA recently selected seven contractors to provide lead-based paint inspection services: Airtek Environmental, Arc Environmental, ATC Group, JLC Environmental, Lew Corporation, The ALC Group, and TRC Environmental. The $88 million contract starts April 1 and continues through September 30, 2020. Contractors… MORE

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Happy Lunar New Year
NYCHA’s Chinese-American Association Hosts Celebration

General Manager Vito Mustaciuolo ushered in the Lunar New Year with NYCHA’s Chinese-American Association on February 14 at the Jing Fong restaurant in Manhattan’s Chinatown. About 200 employees and guests enjoyed a nine-course banquet, Chinese dance performances, a tai chi demonstration, and a visit from ancient China’s “King of Fortune.” General Manager Mustaciuolo delivered greetings… MORE

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