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Leadership & Departments


Kathryn Garcia was appointed as interim Chair & Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

NYCHA Board Members

The NYCHA Board is comprised of seven (7) members appointed by the mayor, to include three (3) resident members. The Mayor designates one of the members as the Chair. The Chair is the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority and is responsible for the supervision of the business and affairs of the Authority. Members’ duties include voting on contracts, resolutions, policies, motions, rules and regulations at regularly scheduled meetings.

View the Board Meeting Schedule & Minutes

Join the NYCHA Board as a Resident Board Member

Meet NYCHA's Executive Team