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Safety and Lighting at NYCHA
NYCHA Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye testified to the New York City Council's Committee on Public Housing about lighting and safety at NYCHA.
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NextGeneration NYCHA
NYCHA's Chair & CEO, Shola Olatoye, is excited to announce a new strategic initiative designed to preserve New York’s public housing for the next generation of New Yorkers.
Complete letter from Chair & CEO
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CCTV Security Camera Update
The City-wide process for camera installation at NYCHA properties is a multi-faceted process including elected officials, other City agencies and resident input. This infographic details NYCHA’s 2014 progress installing security systems, and provides insight into the current process.
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NYCHA Prepares
Are you prepared for an emergency? NYCHA has infographics, videos, and city-wide resources to help you prepare. Learn more:
NYCHA Prepares Info and Resources
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Increasing the diversity of the City of New York's contractors
NYCHA is hosting an MWBE Trade Show on October 23 to make it easier for minority-owned and women-owned businesses to work with NYC agencies. More than 30 agencies will be represented.
Learn more about doing business with NYCHA

Are you ready for cold weather?
From heat and hot water problems to preparing for winter storms, we've got the information you need to be prepare for cold weather.
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Track Open Apartment Repairs With NYCHA Alerts
Public housing residents can now track open apartment repair tickets online with NYCHA Alerts. The service still sends residents updates on building service outages and restoration. Residents can also use the service to notify NYCHA of any special needs in case of an emergency.
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Letter from Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye and DOHMH Commissioner, Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH
NYCHA has worked closely with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in the last two weeks to ensure that all residents of New York have the most up-to-date guidance about Ebola.
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Mayor de Blasio and Senator Schumer announce $108MM in FEMA funds for Coney Island Houses
NYCHA agreement with FEMA will fund repairs and improvements at Coney Island Houses. Similar agreements will be made for 15 other Sandy-affected developments.
Press Release
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Mayor de Blasio Announces Expedited Removal of Sidewalk Sheds at NYCHA Developments
Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a press conference at Lincoln Houses in Manhattan to highlight steps the administration is taking to make NYCHA developments safer through improvements to the physical environment.
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NYCHA Metrics
As the New York City Housing Authority moves forward with a commitment to greater transparency, NYCHA has launched NYCHA Metrics on its public-facing website found here.
NYCHA Metrics
Press Release

$210.5MM invested in safety, security, quality of life
Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Council at Wagner Houses to make the announcemnt on July 8, 2014.
Fact Sheet: Making NYC's Neighborhoods and Housing Developments Safer
Reactions to Mayor de Blasio's Plan

Events Roundup
There are always interesting happenings at NYCHA. Here are some of the latest activities within the largest housing authority in the United States.
Events Roundup

Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye interviewed on NY1
Errol Louis interviewed Olatoye on the June 30, 2014 broadcast of NY1's "Inside City Hall."
Watch the interview on YouTube

NYC Budget Agreement for Fiscal Year 2015
Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye thanked Mayor de Blasio and New York City Council for recognizing the crucial need for support services, safety measures and security programs that serve public housing residents.
Read Olatoye's statement
Read the press release from Mayor de Blasio's office

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYCHA Chair & CEO Olatoye announce the start of CCTV installation at Boulevard Houses
June 11, 2014 — Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Comptroller Scott Stringer joined public housing residents in East New York, NYCHA Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye, and Council Member Inez Barron to announce the start of a long-overdue security camera installation at Boulevard Houses in East New York, Brooklyn, and five other developments around the city, in an effort by the administration to engage and be more responsive to the needs of public housing residents.
Press release from the Mayor's Office

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