Transparency & Reports


Transparency Review

NYCHA is committed to transparency and accountability. Data about our performance, contracts and spending helps the public better understand our work and commitment to changing the way NYCHA does business. Review our progress through a variety of disclosures, metrics and reports.


NYCHA Fact Sheet and Resident Data Summary


NYCHA Metrics

NYCHA is committed to a new level of transparency, public participation, and collaboration with our stakeholders. You can use our data to take a look at the Authority's performance. This information will be updated monthly.


Physical Needs Assessment (PNA)

NYCHA’s Physical Needs Assessment is an accounting of the short-term and long-term capital needs, including apartment, architectural, electrical, mechanical, and site needs for each development. These estimates help inform the capital planning for infrastructure improvements, modernization, and other systematic upgrades. The PNA of NYCHA’s 328 developments is performed every five years.


Open Data Portal

NYCHA maintains data sets available for the public to view and download on the City’s Open Data portal.


NYCHA’s Monitoring Agreement

In January 2019, NYCHA entered into an Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development focused on implementing significant health and safety-related enhancements at the Authority that will address lead-based paint and mold, improve the response time for heat and elevator outages, and reduce the pest population. NYCHA is working with a Monitor appointed under the Agreement as it makes these improvements. As part of the Agreement, the City will invest a minimum of an additional $2.2 billion in the Authority.


NYCHA Monitor


NYCHA Monitor Approved Action Plans


Bi-annual Compliance Reports

Required by the January 31, 2019 Agreement, Bi-Annual reports describe NYCHA’s compliance to federal regulations pertaining to lead abatement and lead safe work practices. They are accompanied by Environmental Health and Safety Reports that summarize findings and observations of field monitoring efforts.


Lead-Based Paint Compliance

The 10 Principles of the Lead Action Plan

NYCHA has developed an initial Lead Action Plan to document steps that have been taken and will continue to be taken to comply with obligations of the Agreement. As part of the implementation of the Lead Action Plan, NYCHA will ensure the following 10 principles are acknowledged, adopted and reinforced by all NYCHA supervisor in order to adhere to legal requirements related to lead-based paint.


Service Outages (Electrical, Elevator, Gas, Heat and Hot Water, Water)

As part of NYCHA's commitment to increasing transparency and improving communications with our residents, the agency provides daily updates online regarding elevator, gas, heat or hot water issues at developments. This is an important way of providing real-time, critical information to our stakeholders in a simple, easy to use format.


NYCHA Transformation Plan

NYCHA’s Transformation Plan, part of the Authority’s Blueprint for Change, outlines various ways that the Authority will become a stronger organization and better serve residents. It was created from ideas and feedback that NYCHA received directly from residents and staff through virtual town halls, emails, social media, phone calls, and other engagement sessions throughout 2019 and 2020.

  • NYCHA Transformation Plan Executive Summary English
  • NYCHA Transformation Plan English
  • NYCHA Transformation: Phase 1 Implementation Plan English
  • Official press release available here.

NYCHA Section 3 Hiring


Demographics Report of Housing Choice Voucher Program

This demographics report summarizes general information about households who receive Section 8 assistance through the New York City Housing Authority. The report provides aggregate demographic and income information that allows for an analysis of our households.


NYCHA 2.0

On December 12, 2018, Mayor de Blasio and NYCHA leadership announced a comprehensive plan to renovate NYCHA apartments and preserve public housing


Awarded Contracts

View all recently awarded contracts, proposals and bid results, updated regularly.


Indoor Temperature Sensor Readings at NYCHA Developments


Health of Older Adults in New York City Public Housing


The Effects of Neighborhood Change on NYCHA Residents

In May 2015, the Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) in partnership with Abt Associates and New York University’s Furman Center released a report on the socioeconomic impact of neighborhoods surrounding NYCHA developments on the income levels of the public housing residents and their quality of life.


NYCHA's Economic Impact and Cost to Rehabilitate vs. Replace Public Housing


NYCHA Annual Reports


Safety and Security Task Force Report