Post Tagged with: "NYCHA"

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.

Mott Haven shut out of federal housing grant

Mott Haven shut out of federal housing grant

Government, Housing October 29, 2015 at 10:53 am 0 comments

Thirty million federal dollars that the New York City Housing Authority could have used to rebuild dilapidated housing complexes, revitalize residential plazas and expand early childhood education will instead go to other other states.

New case of Legionnaires’ detected in Melrose

New case of Legionnaires’ detected in Melrose

Health September 3, 2015 at 8:59 am 0 comments

A tenant at Melrose Houses has fallen ill with Legionnaires’ disease. Residents say it’s the fourth case of the disease at 681 Courtlandt Ave. in the last month, prompting them to ask why the building’s cooling tower wasn’t tested until now.

Some NYCHA residents to get free broadband

Some NYCHA residents to get free broadband

Government, Housing July 16, 2015 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

Residents of NYCHA’s Mott Haven Houses on Alexander Ave. are slated to receive free Internet access as part of a federal initiative recently announced by President Obama.