A safe, clean, and healthy home is the right of every individual, regardless of zip code. NYCHA is transforming aging buildings and infrastructure into sustainable, healthy communities, as an important part of NextGeneration NYCHA.
NYCHA’s Sustainability Agenda, released on Earth Day 2016, is both a roadmap for the next 10 years and an invitation to residents, housing and environmental advocates, community-based organizations, sister agencies, and educational institutions to work together to create a sustainable and resilient city. The Sustainability Agenda is guided by four principles:
Make resident quality of life the top priority and key measure of success;
Adopt rigorous evidence-based practices;
Communicate goals, metrics, and methods clearly and transparently;