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2011 Press

December 2011

NYCHA Chairman Rhea and HPD Commissioner Wambua Announce Second Development in NYC to Combine Affordable Rental Units and Public Housing 

November 2011

NYCHA, Elected Officials and Residents Acknowledge the Excellent Work Done by the Maintenance Work Order Taskforce at South Jamaica Houses to Address the Backlog of Repairs 

DEP and NYCHA Unveil Green Infrastructure Project 

NYCHA Joins with Construction & General Building Laborers’ Local 79, MTDC to Celebrate the Addition of More Than 200 Public Housing Residents to the Union

NYCHA, HUD, and VA Announce That Over 1,400 Homeless Veterans Have Found Permanent Housing in New York City 

October 2011

NYCHA, HPD join the Sisters of Charity Housing Development Corporation to celebrate the groundbreaking of Markham Gardens Manor 

NYCHA Hosts the 49th Annual Garden and Greening Awards Ceremony 

New York City Housing Authority Joins With PLANTERS, The Corps Network, and Green City Force to Expand New Yorkers Access to Open Space

August 2011

NYCHA Chairman John B. Rhea and HPD Commissioner Wambua Announce First of its Kind Development in NYC to Combine Affordable Rental Units and Public Housing 

The Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy Has Accepted All St. Nicholas NYCHA Families Who Applied For Admission

July 2011

Mayor Bloomberg Appoints First Current Public Housing Resident to New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Board (Mayoral Press Release)

June 2011

Mayor Bloomberg, Harlem RBI, New York Yankee Mark Teixeira and Officials Announce Development of New School and Affordable Housing Units in East Harlem (Mayoral Press Release)

April 2011

Mayor Bloomberg, US Department of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan, Goldman Sachs Group President and Chief Operating Officer Gary Cohn and New York City Housing Authority Chairman John Rhea Join the Harlem Children's Zone to Break Ground on the New Promise Academy Charter School Building and Community Center at the St. Nicholas Houses (Mayoral Press Release)

Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott, NYCHA Chairman Rhea, DYCD Commissioner Mullgrav and Police Commissioner Kelly Open the Gerard Carter Community Center on Staten Island 

March 2011

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Appointment of Emily Youssouf as Board Member for the New York City Housing Authority (Mayoral Press Release)

February 2011

Mayor Bloomberg, New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire and Nike Dedicate New Basketball Court at the Taylor-Wythe Community Center in Brooklyn (Mayoral Press Release)

PAL Teen Impact Center Opens at Brooklyn's Albany Houses

NYCHA Unveils its Safety and Security Task Force Report