Join the NYCHA Board as a Resident Board Member

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In or about November/December 2018, Mayor de Blasio will appoint one resident as a member of the NYCHA Board to fill a vacancy. Board Members represent the more than 400,000 people who call NYCHA home when it comes to voting on contracts, resolutions, policies, rules and regulations, and other administrative matters.

This is not a full-time position, but you should be able to devote a minimum of 15-20 hours each month, for which you will receive a monthly stipend per hours of service up to $1,500.

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To qualify, you must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • A NYCHA resident in good standing
  • Cleared for service by the New York City Department of Investigation, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board and/or NYCHA's Office of the Inspector General

All applications must be submitted online or postmarked by October 15, 2018.

Have questions? Call 311 for more information.

How to apply?

Online:
  • Download this editable form, fill out, and save the completed application.
  • Please make sure the completed application is saved with all of your information and that you mark the certification checkbox on the last page of the application.
  • Fill out this online form, upload the completed application (PDF) and click "Submit" on the online form. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Mail:
    You may print out and mail the completed application through USPS regular mail to:

    NYCHA Resident Board Member
    PO Box 3422
    New York, NY 10008-3422
In-person:
    In addition, residents may also pick up applications at any Property Management Office or Borough Management Office.

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