Post Tagged with: "NYCHA"

Rally at City Hall. Photo: Barbara Huang

NYCHA residents rally for repairs, funding

Housing March 9, 2017 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

Bronx public housing residents, community organizations, labor unions and elected officials gathered on the steps of City Hall in February to demand adequate funding and oversight of the long neglected and dilapidated NYCHA buildings.

By Vianey Alderete Contreras. A wanted poster for the killer of Jessica White is hung in front of a playground at John Adams Houses in Morrisania.

Murder of young mom puts spotlight on safety measures

Housing, Police July 6, 2016 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

After a young mother of three was killed on June 11 while shielding her children from stray gunfire in a John Adams Houses playground, residents of the public housing complex are once again asking what it will take to help them feel safer.

NYCHA drops bombshell on Mill Brook Houses

NYCHA drops bombshell on Mill Brook Houses

Government, Housing July 1, 2016 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

NYCHA residents and Community Board 1 put housing officials on notice at a June 30 meeting, saying they are out of patience with the city’s housing policies and plan to ratchet up the pressure to demand transparency in the way decisions are made.

NYCHA announces affordable housing plan for seniors

Housing June 27, 2016 at 9:17 pm 0 comments

Local seniors who live in public housing hope a new plan from the city will help open up housing opportunities for them while helping make the neighborhood more attractive.

An architect's rendering of Mill Brook Terraces.

Planned development riles NYCHA residents

Housing June 22, 2016 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

Residents of Mill Brook Houses packed their community center on Monday night to confront developers who plan to construct new housing for seniors on the site of a NYCHA parking lot, over their objections.

Two housing cops shot, shooter kills self in Melrose Houses

Two housing cops shot, shooter kills self in Melrose Houses

Police February 5, 2016 at 9:11 pm 0 comments

Residents of Melrose Houses say they are satisfied with police patrols in their building even after a violent incident on Feb. 4 in which a gunman shot two police officers before killing himself.

NYCHA should be Council candidates’ priority, say tenants

NYCHA should be Council candidates’ priority, say tenants

Housing January 29, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Two NYCHA tenant leaders say the candidates for the open 17th district City Council seat should put some focus on badly needed repairs in public housing.

By Joe Hirsch. NYCHA's CEO Shola Olatoye and a security worker test the monitors at John Adams Houses.

NYCHA rolls out safety cameras

Housing January 19, 2016 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Residents of the John Adams Houses in Morrisania are hoping new safety cameras in their buildings will help bring down crime and vandalism which have plagued the complex for years.