Post Tagged with: "New York City Housing Authority"

Stebbins-Hewitt tenant president Ray Serrano braces against the cold indoors. Photo: Trevor Boyer

NYCHA complexes fight the cold, and the system

Housing January 18, 2018 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

While most New Yorkers waited out record low temperatures from the comfort of their heated homes this holiday season, thousands of NYCHA residents braced against the single digit cold with no such luck.

Photo: Joe Hirsch

Patterson Houses residents left in the cold

Housing November 19, 2017 at 9:33 pm 0 comments

Baby it’s cold outside. Try telling that to the residents of Patterson Houses, for whom it’s just as cold inside.

Tenant leaders talk tactics in the Big Easy

Tenant leaders talk tactics in the Big Easy

Government, Housing October 8, 2012 at 7:57 pm 0 comments

Public housing activists eager to get more residents involved Tenants of public housing complexes in Mott Haven and Melrose have no shortage of complaints, and now some are taking it upon themselves to fix the problems. Twenty-six tenant leaders from city Housing Authority complexes in the South Bronx flew toRead More

Housing Authority tenants do their own repairs

Housing Authority tenants do their own repairs

Government, Housing March 17, 2012 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Across the city, NYCHA tenants have decided to take repairs into their own hands, as the authority staggers under a massive backlog. Among its 178,000 apartments, more than 700,000 work orders await completion and another 300,000 are in the pipeline. Leaks, cracked walls, rodent infestations, broken cabinets and appliances and other deterioration demand the constant attention of work crews.

Tenants challenge police policy

Tenants challenge police policy

Housing, Police March 10, 2011 at 8:27 am 1 comment

Public housing “residents feel like they’re being targeted and harassed in their own homes,” says a tenant leader.

Rats plague seniors in Betances Houses

Rats plague seniors in Betances Houses

Housing July 20, 2009 at 4:10 pm 1 comment

Tenants complain that they live in ‘The stinkiest building in New York” and say the Housing Authority makes things worse By Lindsay Lazarski [email protected] For months, residents of the Betances Houses building set aside for senior citizens heard the sound of claws scratching as rats scurried back and forth in theRead More