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2010 Press

December 2010
The New York City Housing Authority Board Approves Plan to Build the Harlem Children's Zone School at the St. Nicholas Houses

November 2010
The New York City Housing Authority and the Foundation For the Advancement of Women Now Team Up to Cultivate Young Women Leaders of Tomorrow

Statements of Mayor Bloomberg, NYCHA Chairman Rhea and General Manager Kelly on Kelly Being Asked to Lead Philadelphia Housing Authority Through its Current Transition Period (Mayoral Press Release)

October 2010
City Partners Celebrate Groundbreaking for Affordable Housing at Elliott Chelsea for Low to Moderate & Middle-Income Residents 

NYCHA Gives a Green "Thumbs-Up" to Residents' Gardens

The New York City Housing Authority and Met Council Celebrate Groundbreaking of New Senior Housing (in PDF)

Mayor Bloomberg Coats One Millionth Square Foot of White Rooftop As a Part of NYC Service Cool Roofs Initiative

September 2010
United Way of NYC, New York City Housing Authority, and East River Development Alliance Launch “Financial Independence Today” for Public Housing Residents

August 2010
NYCHA Youth Learn the “Ins” and “Outs” of Fashion

July 2010
  Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn, Senator Schumer and Governor Paterson Announce $32 Million Plan to Resolve New York City's Section 8 Rent Voucher Crisis (Mayoral Press Release)

June 2010
  Pelham Parkway Houses Celebrates 60 Years (1950 - 2010)

May 2010
 Mayor Bloomberg and NYCHA Chairman, John B. Rhea Rename Bronx Development In Honor Of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (Mayoral Press Release)

 The New York City Housing Authority Renames Bronxdale Houses for Justice Sonia Sotomayor NYCHA Board responds to a petition to honor the U.S. Supreme Court's first Hispanic Justice (in PDF)

 The New York City Housing Authority and Robin Hood Announce Unique Program to Train Public Housing Residents for Real Jobs

April 2010
 NYCHA Presents the 2010 “Speaking Green” Lecture Series

 Statement of Chairman John B. Rhea on HUD's Allocation of $23M to Support Section 8 Program

 NYCHA Residents Showcase Talent at the Legendary Apollo Theater (in PDF)

 Chairman Rhea Appears on "NY1's Inside City Hall" (NY1 Online video)

March 2010

 NYCHA Chairman John Rhea Appears on WWRL Radio's "Reaching Out with Greg Floyd," to Discuss Federalization (Teamsters Local 237 video)

 Mayor Bloomberg, HUD Secretary Donovan and NYCHA Chairman Rhea Announce More Than $400 Million in Public And Private Funding and $65-$75 Million in Annual Federal Funding to Support More Than 20,000 Public Housing Units (Mayoral Press Release)
A list of the 21 City and State Developments (in PDF)

 NYCHA Announces Its Safety & Security Task Force (in PDF)

February 2010
 NYCHA and Habitat for Humanity to Work Together for Recovery Efforts in Haiti (in PDF)