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.


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

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.

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.

Awarded Contracts

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

Contract Disclosure

Accountability in NYCHA’s capital program starts with transparency about the contracts and vendors hired to perform major infrastructure improvements and other work on our buildings. This information on open contracts from the last 5 years is updated regularly.

Elevator, Gas, Heat, and Hot Water Outages

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.

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.

BCG Report: NYCHA Key Findings and Recommendations

Safety and Security Task Force Report

Lead-Based Paint Compliance

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