New York City Housing Authority
Lisa Bova-Hiatt, Interim Chief Executive Officer
New York, NY
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 176647
Total Units 276622
2.19.20 Members Making News
NYCHA Designates Development Partners to Repair and Preserve over 5,900 Affordable Apartments in Manhattan and Brooklyn
From the New York City Housing Authority's press release: Today, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced the selection of five development teams that will partner with the Authority under the Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) program to preserve 5,908 units in...
2.19.20 Members Making News
From amNewYork: New York City Housing Authority officials launched an updated version of their MyNYCHA app Wednesday that will allow users to get notifications about maintenance in their building, pay rent and file maintenance reports with ease. The updated app lets users opt in to receive push...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From the What’s The [DATA] Point? Podcast website: Six months is the time the New York City Housing Authority has to develop a reorganization plan. New NYCHA Chair & CEO Greg Russ headlined a Citizens Budget Commission event to discuss working with the federal monitor to facilitate change...
1.22.20 Members Making News
Breaking Ground in Brooklyn: New Affordable Housing Development Rises on Van Dyke Houses Campus (New York City Housing Authority)
From the New York City Housing Authority's NYCHANOW newsletter: Construction has begun on Van Dyke III, a building on the campus of Van Dyke Houses that will bring 180 affordable apartments to the Brownsville, Brooklyn, community. “Every apartment will be reserved for low-income households, with...
1.9.20 Members Making News
LGBT Affordable Senior Housing Opens in Brooklyn (New York City Housing Authority, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development)
From Multi-Housing News: New York State’s first LGBT-friendly affordable elder housing featuring 145 units has opened in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Dubbed Stonewall House to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan that spurred the beginning of the national movement...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.18.19 In The News
Following the devastating November fire at the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority’s (MPHA) Cedar High apartments, Minneapolis’s Star Tribune reported on the chronic federal underfunding of public housing that contributes to the massive, nationwide capital needs backlog at public housing...
11.14.19 Members Making News
Giving New Life to a Wall: Restoring a Civil Rights Mural at Astoria Houses (New York City Housing Authority)
From the New York City Housing Authority's NYCHANOW employee newsletter: The community came together to breathe new life into a mural at the entrance of the senior center at Astoria Houses in Queens. The mural, which was created in 1981, depicts Martin Luther King Jr. delivering his monumental “I...
9.26.19 Members Making News
Bronx gets a new basketball court, NYCHA CEO says it’s ‘symbolic’ of coming change (New York City Housing Authority)
From PIX 11: After two years of planning and building, a new basketball court in a Bronx public housing development opened up Monday. The court is in the heart of the Adams Houses in the Bronx. A half a million dollars was invested in the new basketball court. “This is really symbolic...
9.12.19 Members Making News
Affordable Senior Housing Project Wraps Up in NYC (New York City Housing Authority & NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development)
From Multi-Housing News: Developers have wrapped up work on a 168-unit affordable senior housing property in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City. The eight-story development at 1880 Boston Road sits atop an existing medical office building and will provide affordable apartments...
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