Press Releases

2019 Press Releases

NYCHA Purchases Electric Tilt Trucks to Improve Trash Pickup, Reduce Fleet Carbon Emissions
Thursday, July 11, 2019

NYCHA Announces Extended Summer Property Management Hours
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Three New Members to NYCHA Board of Directors
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

More than 2,900 NYCHA Residents Across 16 Manhattan Developments Slated for Comprehensive Repairs and Renovations
Friday, June 21, 2019

NYCHA Launches Pilot Program to Protect Seniors from Extreme Heat
Monday, June 17, 2019

NYCHA Completes Nearly 12,000 Repairs Through Successful Saturday Blitzes, Continues Effort This Weekend
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Nearly 2,000 Residents and New Yorkers with Low Incomes File Taxes for Free at NYCHA Locations
Friday, May 17, 2019

NYCHA Announces Comprehensive Renovations for More Than 6,300 Residents Across 9 Brooklyn Developments
Thursday, May 16, 2019

NYCHA Engages with Fulton Houses Residents on NYCHA 2.0 Proposals
Friday, May 10, 2019

Mayor de Blasio Kicks Off Lead-Based Paint Testing at 135,000 NYCHA Apartments
Monday, April 15, 2019

NYCHA Releases RFQs for Community Partners to Join PACT Program
Friday, April 12, 2019

Mayor de Blasio & Teamsters Local 237 Secure Fair Wages, New Schedules for Approximately 1,000 NYCHA Maintenance Workers
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

NYCHA Mobilizes Staff for Weekend Maintenance Work Order Blitzes at Seven Developments
Saturday, April 6, 2019

NYCHA Releases 2018 End-Of-Year Update on Recovery & Resiliency Progress
Friday, March 29, 2019

NYCHA Cares Completes 27,000 Repair Requests for Public Housing Residents
Monday, March 25, 2019

Weekend Maintenance Work Order Blitz to Provide Repairs for Public Housing Residents
Saturday, March 23, 2019

NYCHA Accelerates Lead Testing at Bronx River Houses
Friday, March 15, 2019

Statement from NYCHA Interim Chair & CEO Kathryn Garcia on the State Budget Proposals
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Statement from NYCHA Interim Chair & CEO Kathryn Garcia on President Trump’s Proposed FY2020 Budget
Monday, March 11, 2019

HPD and NYCHA Announce Development Teams for 100% Affordable Housing in the Bronx and Brooklyn
Monday, March 11, 2019

NYCHA Continues Weekend Maintenance Work Order Blitzes At Six Developments
Saturday, March 9, 2019

NYCHA Announces Awards for New Boilders for 11 Developments Across the City
Thursday, March 7, 2019

NYCHA Activates Situation Room, Increases Staffing in Advance of Anticipated Cold Snap
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

New Lead-Based Paint Testing of Over 135,000 Apartments to Begin This Spring
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

NYCHA Closes Over 7,000 Maintenance Work Orders Through Saturday Blitzes, Continues Initiative This Weekend
Saturday, February 23, 2019

New NYCHA Interim Chair Joins Saturday Blitz Effort to Provide Work Order Repairs for Public Housing Residents
Saturday, February 16, 2019

NYCHA to Provide Work Order Repairs for Public Housing Residents in Saturday Blitz
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Mayor de Blasio Announces Major Repairs for Eastchester Community Center
Friday, February 1, 2019

Heat Team Readies for Expected Cold Spell with Expanded Heating Staff, Activated Situation Room
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

NYCHA Offers Free Tax Prep For Residents And Low-Income New Yorkers
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

NYCHA to Deliver Work Order Repairs for Public Housing Residents in Third Saturday Blitz of 2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019

DeBlasio Administration Places NYCHA Residents Into 15,000 Jobs
Monday, January 21, 2019

In Preparation For MLK Holiday Weekend, NYCHA Activates Heating Response Teams And Improved Emergency Response Command Center
Sunday, January 20, 2019

NYCHA to Tackle Work Order Backlog in Second Citywide Saturday Blitz of 2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019

NYCHA Closes Nearly 1,000 Maintenance Work Orders in 2019's First Saturday Blitz
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

NYCHA Continues Successful Citywide Saturday Blitzes in 2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019

NYCHA Hails Landmark Ratification of New Work Rules, Seven Day A Week Schedules
Friday, January 11, 2019

2018 Press Releases

NYCHA Heat Team Prepares for Holiday Season with Robust Staffing to Serve Residents
Friday, December 21, 2018

NYCHA Announces New Safety and Security Upgrades at Manhattan Developments
Thursday, December 20, 2018

NYCHA Tackles More Than 950 Maintenance Work Orders in Second Citywide Saturday Blitz
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Mayor de Blasio and Teamsters Local 237 Announce Tentative Contract Agreement, Implementing New Work Rules and Providing a Fair Wage to More Than 5,000 NYCHA Employees
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Announces Comprehensive Plans to Renovate NYCHA Apartments and Preserve Public Housing
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

NYCHA Tackles More Than 800 Maintenance Work Orders in Saturday Blitz
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Skilled Trades Teams Respond to More Than 13,000 Resident Repair Requests in Round One of NYCHA Cares Initiative
Friday, December 7, 2018

Statement from NYCHA Interim Chair & CEO Stanley Brezenoff on the Decision in Baez Et Al v. NYCHA
Thursday, November 29, 2018

In Preparation for Coldest Thanksgiving In Over A Century, NYCHA Activates Additional Heating Response Teams Across the City
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Announces 62,000 NYCHA Apartments to Receive Comprehensive Repairs
Monday, November 19, 2018

NYCHA Celebrates Fall Harvest Festival at Public Housing Farms
Friday, November 2, 2018

NYCHA Recognizes National Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Resident and Staff Events
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

NYCHA Announces New $104.6 million Energy Contract to Improve Efficiency, Heating at 15 Developments
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Mayor Bill De Blasio's NYCHA Heating Commitments Fact Sheet
Thursday, October 19, 2018

De Blasio Administration Announces Heating Improvements for NYCHA Residents in Advance of Winter
Wednesday, October 18, 2018

NYCHA Announces Partners to Design Rooftop Solar Gardens for Communities Citywide
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

NYCHA Honors 23 Public Housing Residents with CUNY Scholarships
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

NYCHA Calls for Public Housing Residents to Join the NYCHA Board
Monday, September 17, 2018

Historic A. Philip Randolph Houses Renovations Completed
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

NYC Public Housing is Now Smoke-Free
Monday, July 30, 2018

NYCHA Fills Pivotal Roles as New Leadership Strengthens Executive Team
Monday, July 23, 2018

NYCHA Cares Kicksoff to Fast Track Specialized Repair Work
Friday, July 13, 2018

NYCHA, Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice, & DYCD Kick Off Summer with Extended Hours at Community Centers Citywide
Thursday, July 12, 2018

NYCHA hosts series of NextGeneration NYCHA Resource Fairs to connect residents and fellow New Yorkers to NYCHA and City Resources
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Building Healthy Communities: de Blasio Administration Unveils New Urban Farm at NYCHA's Mariners Harbor Houses as Part of Public-Private Partnership to Improve Health and Safety in Neighborhoods
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Announces Major Renovations for 2,400 NYCHA Apartments
Monday, June 25, 2018

NYCHA & HPD Select Developers for New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Development in the Bronx
Thursday, June 14, 2018

In Only 8 Hours, NYCHA and KABOOM! Build Community Playground at Bayview Houses
Monday, June 11, 2018

Innovative Tech Startups to Pilot Health & Safety Improvements at Select NYCHA Buildings
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Almost 2,000 NYCHA Residents & Lower-Income New Yorkers Received $2.8 Million in Refunds Through NYCHA's Free Tax Prep Program
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

HUD's Proposed Rent Increases
Monday, April 30, 2018

NYCHA Announces New Partnerships to Develop First Commercial Solar Program
Thursday, April 26, 2018

NYCHA, DSNY, MOCTO & NYCEDC Announce Winners of the NYCx Co-Lab Challenge to Reduce Waste And Increase Recycling in Brownsville Houses
Monday, April 23, 2018

NYCHA Expands Solar Access & Green Jobs Through First-Of-Its-Kind Community Solar Gardens Program for Small Buildings
Friday, April 20, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Targets Rats for Extermination at 10 NYCHA Developments
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

NYCHA Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye Remarks on Stepping Down from Her Role
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

NYCHA Reaches New Settlement Terms with Baez Plaintiffs to Improve Mold Conditions in Public Housing
Friday, April 6, 2018

City Congratulates Former NYCHA Residents Turned First-Time Homeowners
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Message on the Increased Federal Resources for Affordable & Public Housing
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Ahead of Massive Repairs Coming to Independence & Williams Plaza, NYCHA Launches Resident Engagement
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

NYCHA Launches Updated Heating Dashboard and New Map Features for Improved Transparency
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

NYCHA Announces Robin Levine as New Chief Communications Officer
Friday, March 9, 2018

De Blasio Administration Announces New Measures to Expedite NYCHA Heating System Upgrades By Up to 20 Months
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Open Letter to Residents from NYCHA Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye
Friday, March 2, 2018

NYCHA & HPD Release a Request for Proposals to Develop a New Mixed-Income Building at La Guardia Houses
Thursday, March 1, 2018

NYCHA Hosts Inaugural Speed Mentoring Event for Resident Members of its Youth Leadership Council
Thursday, February 22, 2018

NYCHA Honors Second Cohort of Graduates from Sandy Jobs Training Program
Friday, February 16, 2018

NYCHA Releases 2017 End of Year Report on $3 Billion FEMA Grant
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Statement from NYCHA Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye on the President's Budget
Monday, February 12, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Invests $200 Million to Replace Boilers and Upgrade Heating Systems at 20 NYCHA Developments
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

NYCHA Announces New Partnerships to Raise $40 Million for Repairs, Build New Affordable Homes
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Vito Mustaciuolo as General Manager of NYCHA
Monday, January 22, 2018

NYCHA Announces New Partnerships to Repair and Upgrade 1,700 Apartments Across 17 Developments
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Dedicates $13 Million to Speed NYCHA Response to Heat Outages and Replace Equipment at Hardest-Hit Buildings
Thursday, January 18, 2018

NYCHA, The Fund for Public Housing and CUNY Launch Resident Leadership Academy to Empower Next Generation of NYCHA Resident Leaders
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

NYCHA Announces $103 Million in New Energy Contracts to Improve Efficiency and Heating at 41 Developments
Monday, January 8, 2018

2017 Press Releases

Starting Monday, New York City to Offer Free Lead Testing for 3,000 NYCHA Children
Friday, December 15, 2017

Crime at NYCHA Down by 7% in 2017, Decreases in All Five Boroughs
Thursday, December 14, 2017

NYCHA, CM Reynoso & NYPD Housing PSA #3 Tour Site of Future Playground at Hylan Houses
Monday, December 11, 2017

NYCHA Announces Sweeping Changes to Overhaul Operations
Friday, November 17, 2017

Statement from NYCHA on Lead Compliance
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Fact Sheet on Lead Compliance
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Plus Pool Honors the President of the Fund for Public Housing for Outstanding Commitment to NYC Community
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

In Only 6 Hours, NYCHA & KaBoom! Build Community Playground at Pomonok Houses
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

NYCHA Honors First Cohort of Graduates From Sandy Job Training Program
Monday, November 6, 2017

NYCHA & Hudson Guild Provide Critically Needed Senior Services Through New Center for Low Income Chelsea Residents
Friday, November 2, 2017

NYCHA Begins $123 Million Sandy Recovery Project at Redfern Houses in Queens
Friday, October 27, 2017

New Jobs Plus Center Creates Career Opportunities & Financial Stability for Public Housing Residents
Thursday, October 26, 2017

NYCHA Expands Successful NextGen Operations Program Manhattan-Wide
Friday, October 20, 2017

The Fund for Public Housing Announces Inaugural NYCHA Tech Pilots Winners
Monday, October 16, 2017

De Blasio Administration Launches First Large-Scale Solar Program at NYCHA
Friday, October 13, 2017

NYCHA Announces Full Rollout of Handhelds for Frontline Staff, Achieving Key Technology Milestone
Friday, October 13, 2017

Housing Authority Unveils New Digital "NYCHA Journal" Newspaper
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

NYCHA Celebrates 80 Year Anniversary Of Historic Harlem River Houses
Monday, October 2, 2017

NYCHA Unveils NextGen Neighborhoods Site at Cooper Park Houses to Provide Overdue Repairs for Residents & New Community Features
Monday, October 2, 2017

NYCHA, The Fund For Public Housing, & Ioby Launch Innovative Crowdfunding Portal for Resident-Driven Sustainability Projects
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

23 Outstanding Public Housing Residents Receive NYCHA-CUNY Scholarships
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

NYCHA Breaks Ground on Landmark $550 Million Sandy Recovery Project at Red Hook Houses
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

NYCHA Achieves Key NextGen Goal, Completes Roll Out of Online Annual Recertifications for All Residents
Friday, September 1, 2017

NYCHA Awarded High Performer Status for Section 8 Program From HUD
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

NYCHA & Citi Bike® Announce Partnership to Open Citi Bike Operations Facilities at Riis Houses
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Statement From NYCHA on Lead Compliance
Saturday, July 29, 2017

Letter From NYCHA Chair on Lead Compliance
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NYCHA Announces Expansion of Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) Program to Protect Long-Term Affordability for Over 4,000 Unfunded Apartments
Thursday, July 13, 2017

NYCHA, NYS, and HUD Announce $560 Million Upgrade and Preservation of NYCHA's Ocean Bay Bayside Apartments in Far Rockaway
Monday, June 19, 2017

NYCHA Recognized for Excellence in Project Management by the Construction Management Association of America
Thursday, June 15, 2017

HUD & NYCHA Partner to Connect Dads to Their Families, Communities & Resources Ahead of Father's Day
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Fund for Public Housing Launches Innovative Tech Competition to Partner with City's Startups & Benefit Public Housing
Friday, June 9, 2017

De Blasio Administration Announces Completion of Camera Installation at 22 NYCHA Developments
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

NYCHA Announces Completion of New Lighting at 18 Developments in Brooklyn, Benefitting More Than 36,000 Residents
Friday, June 2, 2017

NYCHA, HPD Call for 100% Affordable Housing Proposals at Sites Across the City
Thursday, June 1, 2017

NYCHA Releases Request for Proposals for Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) Program to Raise Funds for Repairs & Protect 1,700 Public Housing Apartments
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Statement From NYCHA Chair on Trump Administration's FY 2018 Budget Proposal
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

NYCHA Breaks Ground at Coney Island Houses, Recovery Project Will Improve Quality of Life for More Than 1,100 Residents
Friday, May 19, 2017

NYCHA Announces New Digital Kiosks & Operations Milestones During "NextGen Up-Close"
Thursday, May 18, 2017

NYCHA Announces Developer Selection at Holmes Towers for NextGen Neighborhoods Program, Raising Critically Needed Funds for Repairs and Creating New Affordable Housing
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

"NextGen Up-Close" Checks in with New York City College of Technology Where NYCHA Residents are Getting Hands On Construction Training
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

On Second Anniversary of NextGen NYCHA, Mayor De Blasio Invests $355 Million to Replace Crumbling Facades
Monday, May 15, 2017

NYCHA's Howard Avenue Receives $1 Million Energy-Efficiency Upgrades as First Project in Pilot by New York State Weatherization Assistance Program
Thursday, May 11, 2017

City Officials Join Artimus and Partners to Celebrate the Start of Construction at Robert Fulton Houses, A New 160-Unit Affordable Housing Development
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Resident Engagement Begins at La Guardia Houses to Create Affordable Housing and Raise Critical Funds for Badly Needed Repairs through NextGen Neighborhoods Program
Friday, April 28, 2017

NYCHA Launches Mold Busters, New Pilot Program to Combat Mold
Monday, April 24, 2017

NYCHA, HPD and HDC Announce New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Bringing 250 New Units to the South Bronx
Friday, April 21, 2017

NYCHA and DEP Celebrate Earth Day, Highlight Progress of Green Infrastructure Installation at Edenwald Houses in the Bronx
Thursday, April 20, 2017

NYCHA Recognized for Engineering Excellence by the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

NYCHA Begins Work on the Largest Public Housing Energy Savings Program in the Nation
Thursday, April 6, 2017

American Institute of Architecture Recognizes NYCHA's Red Hook Houses Resiliency Project for Outstanding Design
Friday, March 31, 2017

NYCHA and HPD Announce List of Prequalified Developers for "100 Percent Affordable" Program
Thursday, March 30, 2017

NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye Delivers Speech on the Future of Public Housing at NAHRO Conference in Washington
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice & NYCHA Announce New Safety Lighting Completed Creating Safer Communities for More than 14,000 Brooklyn Residents
Thursday, March 16, 2017

NYCHA & Mayor's Office of Tech + Innovation Announce Winning Proposals to Improve Energy Efficiency
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

NYCHA Helping Residents Get Every Dollar They've Earned in Tax Refunds this Year by Doubling the Number of Free NYCHA Tax Prep Sites
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

NYCHA Joins the NYC Carbon Challenge in Fight Against Climate Change
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Mayor De Blasio Investing $1 Billion to Replace Roofs at More than 700 NYCHA Buildings, Combatting Leaks & Mold
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mayor De Blasio Appoints Public Housing Residents to the NYCHA Board
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

NYCHA Granted Approval to Include 1,700 Additional Units in Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) Program, Raising $300 Million for Desperately Needed Repairs & Guaranteeing Permanent Affordability
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

NYCHA Announces New Partnership with "KaBOOM!" for Series of Resident-Led Playground Design Workshops and Community-Based Playground Building Days
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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