Lifelong Democrat Claudia Perez said she felt “betrayed” — both by the club and by a close friend who invited her to take part in the taping.
A half-million surgical masks were on the way to NYCHA employees Tuesday — even as coronavirus-stoked tensions grew over a management crackdown on workers. The mask infusion came after THE CITY revealed Sunday that maintenance workers were going into tenant apartments without any protective gear. The next day, Mayor Bill de Blasio provided 39,000 masks. […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. When prosecutors last year charged NYCHA with hiding scandalous conditions in many of its 174,000 apartments, they highlighted some of the most blatant tactics used to fool federal inspectors. Before investigators with the Department […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. New York’s top federal housing official, citing an investigation by THE CITY revealing how NYCHA spends millions on no-bid contracts, declared Monday that “fraud charges are forthcoming.” Lynne Patton, regional administrator for the U.S. […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. The Twitter-happy top federal housing official in New York violated the law barring government employees from using their posts to promote political campaigns, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel ruled Wednesday. Lynne Patton, the […]
Now that President Donald Trump’s top counselor has been officially accused of using her government job to promote political positions in violation of the Hatch Act, New York’s top federal housing official might want to pay attention. On Thursday the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal agency, recommended that Trump remove Kellyanne Conway […]
A top federal housing official is considering seeking steep fines against two NYCHA workers after THE CITY revealed one of the men was arrested on attempted sexual assault charges while on the job. Lynne Patton, regional administrator of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development’s New York office, said in a tweet Monday she […]