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Trump HUD Cuts Target Public Housing Fixes and Apartment Vouchers

Local Congressional leaders assail planned budget slashing, which come as NYCHA battles mold and lead, and city grapples with housing crisis.

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How NYCHA Lead and Repairs Scams Started Under Mike Bloomberg’s Mayoral Watch

The former mayor, now running for president, never publicly questioned nearly 200K logged public housing fixes prosecutors later found never happened.

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NYCHA Monitor’s $12 Million Budget Includes His $600-an-Hour Pay

Deal to oversee housing reform will cost taxpayers at least $60m over five years. Even with a pay cap, the monitor will out-earn de Blasio and Cuomo.

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Public Housing Workers Tried to Fool the Feds on Building Repairs

Three NYCHA staffers have been suspended for allegedly tricking HUD inspectors by falsely claiming fixes had been completed, THE CITY has learned.

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HUD’s Lynne Patton Violated Hatch Act with Trump, Kanye West Twitter ‘Likes’

New York’s top federal housing official, a frequent NYCHA critic, used her office to promote political efforts, investigators found.

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New NYCHA Chair’s Vow: No One Will Lose Their Apartment

Gregory Russ says there’s nothing to fear from private overhaul of public housing. But tenant concerns permeated his previous gig in Minneapolis.

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Local HUD Head Lynne Patton Still Under Scrutiny for Partisan Politics on the Job

Office that recommended removal of Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway also fielding Hatch Act complaints about social media maven housing administrator.

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HUD Rule Change Could Rip Apart Families in NYC Public Housing

Secretary Ben Carson’s push to purge undocumented immigrants from federally subsidized public housing could hit home hard for New Yorkers.

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Former Texas Mayor Emerges as Top Candidate in NYCHA Chief Search

Saul Ramirez Jr., who has ties to Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo, would become the first housing boss under the federal oversight deal.


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