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WNYC News

Out of Sandy Misery Come a Berm and Better Park for the Lower East Side

Monday, June 02, 2014

WNYC

Anti-flood system for Manhattan is big winner in contest for federal funds.

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WNYC News

Public Housing Tries to Lift Boilers out of Danger

Friday, January 10, 2014

Public housing officials are planning to raise many of the system's boilers high enough so that another storm like Sandy would not knock them out again.

 

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WNYC News

New York City To Address Mold Problems in Public Housing Faster

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The New York City Housing Authority say they'll eliminate mold more quickly, following a lawsuit settlement being filed Tuesday in federal court.

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WNYC News

NYCHA Pilots Reintegration Program for Former Inmates

Friday, November 15, 2013

The New York City Housing Authority is launching a pilot program that'll allow a limited number of former inmates to move back in with their families in public housing. The authority's chairman, John Rhea said the goal is to provide a stable environment for the formerly incarcerated.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Candidate de Blasio

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio discusses his action to save Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn—as well as news about NYCHA and other issues related to his bid to be mayor.

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WNYC News

Backlog of Repairs Frustrates Public Housing Residents

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The New York City Housing Authority says it doesn't have enough staff to handle the millions of calls that come in to a centralized call center each year. The cash-strapped authority says between 2004 and 2009 it shed more than 1,500 jobs. At the same time, certain types of work orders have increased dramatically. The result? Tenants waiting years for repairs.

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WNYC News

Comptroller's Office Says Elevator Maintenance Lacking

Thursday, October 21, 2010

WNYC

Elevators across the five boroughs in residential buildings and public housing are not being maintained the way they should be. That's according to an audit by the City Comptroller's office.

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WNYC News

Help for Public Housing Residents Who Are Behind on Their Rent

Monday, September 27, 2010

WNYC

New York City's Housing Authority is launching a pilot program to help public housing tenants catch up on late rent payments and avoid eviction.

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