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New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)

November 10, 2019, 5am PST
The rezoning of the neighborhood of Gowanus in Brooklyn is providing opportunities for local politicians to address local needs.
Crain's New York Business
June 29, 2019, 5am PDT
Agencies in the city of New York needed to state clearance to win design-build authority. Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes the change will allow more efficient development of capital projects.
Crain's Business New York
March 19, 2019, 6am PDT
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional (HUD) Administrator Lynne Patton's decision to live in New York public housing for a month was called a publicity stunt. One thing it is for sure: over.
Associated Press via Crain's New York Business
February 15, 2019, 7am PST
The Trump administration's critiques of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) took a strange turn this week.
The Real Deal
January 31, 2019, 12pm PST
Details are still forthcoming, but the big news out of New York City today is about the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development assuming new oversight powers over the city's troubled housing agency.
Politico
September 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
Even if the money for repairing New York City's public housing were to materialize, it would be money poorly spent, according to this editorial.
Crain's New York Business
June 12, 2018, 7am PDT
A lawsuit and the resulting settlement forces the city of New York to improve the state of its public housing.
Associated Press via Crain's New York Business
February 11, 2017, 1pm PST
New York plans to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions from public housing.
Next City
January 22, 2017, 7am PST
An article notes the signs of change at the New York City Housing Authority, which has adopted its first-ever design guidelines in a renewed effort to deliver safe and healthy homes to residents.
Next City
December 22, 2016, 7am PST
East Harlem Rezoning Could Add New Retail to Public Housing Projects
Crain's New York Business
April 17, 2015, 1pm PDT
Public housing doesn't suffer the derision that it used to, but housing agencies remain strapped. Critics and residents contend that the New York City Housing Authority, the largest landlord of them all, continues to let down the city's neediest.
Pacific Standard
August 19, 2014, 6am PDT
Faced with shrinking federal spending on affordable housing and a strained housing market, the New York City Housing Authority is dealing with a massive budget shortfall and a massive wait list.
The New York Times
June 13, 2013, 1pm PDT
A looming $205 million budget shortfall due to sequester-related federal funding cuts have the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) preparing to make drastic cuts to staff and programs.
Crain's New York Business