Gregory Russ
Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
June 19, 2019 - 12:40 pm
After missing two federally mandated deadlines for selecting a new chairman for the city’s Public Housing Authority, Mayor Bill de Blasio has made his pick, but many lawmakers say the choice is going to cause headaches in the future.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
April 22, 2019 - 7:16 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The city’s Housing Authority is considering tearing down and reconstructing some complexes with private developers after experts estimated it would cost roughly $31 billion to get the public housing properties up to code. As first reported by Politico , 70% of the new...
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Mayor de Blasio lead testing
New York City Mayor's Office
April 15, 2019 - 4:19 pm
The city is spending $88 million to test 135,000 New York City Housing Authority apartments for lead.
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NYCHA public housing
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April 12, 2019 - 1:09 pm
A 72-year-old man has been evicted from his NYCHA apartment for failing to pay his rent while recovering from surgery to amputate his leg.
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NYCHA public housing
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
April 02, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio still has yet to found someone to take over the New York City Housing Authority.
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Lynne Patton
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
March 22, 2019 - 7:40 pm
New York City House Authority residents found themselves in the middle of a political fight when federal housing official Lynne Patton bashed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday for putting everything else above tenants.
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Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 18, 2019 - 10:01 am
More criminal charges are possible for employees at NYCHA.
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WCBS 880
February 24, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday demanded that the Trump administration earmark at least $1.2 billion in the federal budget for New York City's blighted public housing, the nation's largest.
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Bart M. Schwartz
HUD/Lynne Patton
February 22, 2019 - 7:14 pm
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says a former federal prosecutor has been chosen as the monitor for New York City's massive public housing system.
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Lynne Patton stuck in NYCHA elevator
Lynne Patton via Facebook
February 19, 2019 - 2:45 pm
HUD administrator Lynne Patton has been investigating the city’s deteriorating public housing complexes, and got to experience the conditions firsthand Tuesday.
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