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2012 Press

December 2012

NYCHA Development Hurricane Sandy Progress Report (Dec. 14)

The New York City Housing Authority Receives a $7.1 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to Provide Nearly 400 Post-Sandy Recovery Jobs 

November 2012

The New York City Housing Authority Extends Housing Court and Eviction Moratorium to February 

NYCHA Housing Court and Eviction Moratorium 

The New York City Housing Authority Continues Restoration and Remediation Efforts in Housing Developments Impacted by Hurricane Sandy 

NYCHA Has Restored Heat, Hot Water and Power to 100% of Its Buildings Affected by Hurricane Sandy 

NYCHA Has Restored Power to 100% of Its Buildings Affected by Hurricane Sandy 

October 2012 

NYCHA, New York State Senator Sampson, Assemblyman Maisel Announce CCTV Camera Installation at Bayview Houses 

 NYCHA & New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane Announce CCTV Camera Installation Complete at Amsterdam Houses 

NYCHA Chairman Rhea and HPD Commissioner Wambua Announce Team Chosen for Redevelopment of Randolph Houses in Central Harlem

NYCHA Begins $69 Million in Capital Improvements and Renovations 

NYCHA Recieves $300,000 Planning Grant to Lead Revitalization Efforts in Bronx Public Housing Community 

September 2012

The New York City Housing Authority Announces Plans to Create Thousands of New, Affordable Housing Units 

The New York City Housing Authority Awards Student Residents Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships 

NYCHA Announces Receipt of $44 Million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Equity 

August 2012

NYCHA Announces Appointment of New General Manager Cecil House 

July 2012

PAL Play Street Opens at Douglass Houses in Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Multi-Million Dollar Funding Announced for Security Cameras at Bronx NYCHA Complexes 

June 2012

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Honors NYCHA at 2012 Restore Brooklyn Benefit 

 Housing Authorities across U.S. Gearing Up for Father’s Day

New York State and New York City Seek to Double Supportive Housing for People with Special Needs by Using Medicaid Savings

May 2012

NYCHA Launches New Economic Opportunity Platform 

ENYCE Donates Uniforms for NYCHA Citywide Basketball Tournament 

NYCHA, HPD, BRONX PRO GROUP, SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED, CHASE AND ENTERPRISE Break Ground On New Energy Efficient Affordable And Supportive Housing Development 

April 2012

Plan Announced to Give NYCHA Residents Preference in Filling 2,000 Jobs at New Barclays 

NYCHA Replaces Thousands of Alarms as Carbon Monoxide Alarm Replacement Law Goes into Effect 

City Partners Celebrate Opening of 168 New Affordable Apartments at the Elliot-Chelsea Development on the West Side of Manhattan

March 2012

"NYCHA Grows with its Garderners" Conference Held for the 10th Year 

February 2012

NYCHA Opens New Community Center in the Polo Grounds 

NYCHA Launches Strategic Plan Online  

NYCHA Receives $10 Million from the New York City Council to Hire Public Housing Residents to Perform Crucial Repair Work

NYCHA Names Frederick S. Harris as Executive Vice President For Development 

NYCHA Youth, NYC Public High School Students Kick Off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with Life in Fashion Forum (DOE Press Release)

January 2012

NYCHA Launches Wizard's Corner Pilot Study Area Program for Children 

HDC, HPD, HCR & NYCHA Join MacQuesten Development and Partners to Celebrate Rev. Dr. Fletcher C. Crawford Apartments (HPD Press Release)

New NYCHA Inspector General Appointed by Department Of Investigation Commissioner (DOI Press Release)

NYCHA Unveils Its New Strategic Plan - Plan NYCHA: A Roadmap for Preservation