Bart Schwartz, the independent monitor appointed nearly five years ago to push for reforms to the troubled New York City Housing Authority, will end his tenure in February and be replaced by an international law firm, Jenner & Block, THE CITY has learned. Schwartz and his consulting company, Guidepost Solutions, began work in February 2019 […]
Last year the New York City Housing Authority proposed and then backed down from a rule that would have banned storing or charging lithium-ion battery powered e-bikes and e-scooters in public housing. The idea was to reduce the possibility of dangerous fires sparked by the potentially volatile batteries, but the proposed ban ran into pushback […]
The Biden administration has so far refused to budge on the public housing authority’s request for American Rescue Plan dollars for tenants who collectively owe a half billion dollars in arrears.
The housing authority’s own analysis blames the 73% spike on rising construction expenses, accelerating deterioration and new initiatives to abate lead and asbestos.
The federal housing agency hit pause on its decision after getting pushback from the nation’s large public housing authorities, of which NYCHA is the biggest.
NYCHA could have applied in January 2024 to end the deal but would have had to show it’s in compliance on promised building upgrades that are nowhere near complete.
Eric Adams has already presided over three weddings at his official residence, saying he wants the ‘people’s house’ to be open to New Yorkers.
Albany lawmakers look to open the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to public housing statewide, as NYC’s ailing housing authority raids savings and halts repairs.
Fund to finance fixes at city Housing Authority falls behind schedule set by now-departed boss Greg Russ. Now what?
In a pilot program at NYCHA, households with induction stoves showed a 35% decrease in nitrogen dioxide and a nearly 43% difference in carbon monoxide.