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Marking Two Years of NextGeneration NYCHA
LIVE: Watch Chair & CEO Shola Olatoye speak about a national campaign to preserve public housing with the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials conference in DC.
Public Hearing on Significant Amendment to FY17 Annual Plan

We've done so much in the past two years. Thank you to our elected and community leaders, residents, and staff for getting us this far. Join us and let's keep the momentum going. Follow #NextGenNYCHA this month for more in-depth info about our accomplishments.


We are improving #OurCity and can’t do it without your help! Share with us what the #FutureNYC looks like to you:

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The NYCHA Journal has informed and inspired residents since 1970. Check out this year's issues in the table below, or browse the archives (years 2001 - 2017). Read more.

Read the May/June issue of the NYCHA Journal

Friday 6/23 is the last day that the #IDNYContheGo! mobile van will be at Boston Secor Houses. Get your IDNYC, which serves as the pass for getting into museums and cultural institutions across the five boroughs like the Bronx Zoo.

Jun 20 - Jun 233555 Bivona St. (Parking Lot Building No. 2) , Bronx, NY 10475

FREE Financial Counseling! Connect to certified financial counselors citywide via Opportunity Connect. Get on the path to a brighter financial future.

The New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Office of Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability (REES) is partnering with financial counseling providers throughout New York City to connect NYCHA residents with this service.

#TBT! - This week’s #ThrowBackThursday is from 1979! Thank you @GaryLugo for sharing this great photo of your family enjoying the lawn at Edenwald Houses in the Bronx.

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Hurricane Sandy demonstrated how dangerous coastal storms could be. The storm forced more than 375,000 New York City residents to evacuate, and roughly 2.5 million people lost power. Make an emergency plan with your loved ones today. Be prepared. Know your zone. Visit or call 311 for more information. #knowyourzone

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"The result is a win-win for residents and NYCHA as a whole. Repairs to existing buildings will improve quality of life, and residents will also benefit from their development’s new playground space and recreational facilities."

The New York City Housing Authority recently released a request for proposals seeking developers to build affordable housing on sites in Manhattan and The Bronx, and Brooklyn.

"A Queens affordable housing complex ravaged by Hurricane Sandy is getting a multi-million dollar touch up. With the help of federal, state, and private investments, the city's housing authority is using more than 500 million dollars to upgrade the Ocean Bay Apartments in Arverne." #NYCHAStrong #NextGenNYCHA


Shola Olatoye is the Chair & CEO of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). NYCHA is the largest public housing authority in the nation – providing decent and affordable housing for more than 620,000 New Yorkers with low and moderate incomes. Ms. Olatoye has led NYCHA’s efforts to improve residents’ quality of life and to help fulfill Mayor de Blasio’s plan to create or preserve 200,000 affordable housing units over the next 10 years.

Listen to Shola Olatoye interview by John Catsimatidis on #SoundCloud

#CreditCheckLawNYC is in effect! #NYC has the nation’s strongest ban on credit checks in employment. The new law will strengthen businesses and build a better workforce for our city.

For more information, visit

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Do you want a high paying construction job with benefits? REGISTER NOW for our Green Jobs event happening on Tuesday, 6/20 at 10 am.

Get the credentials you need to advance your career. Opportunities are also available for ages 16-24. Call 718-289-8100 or 718-302-2057 to attend a REES info session.

Interested residents may also visit to browse opportunities nearby!

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We're breaking ground on renovations at Ocean Bay Bayside Apartments today!

The improvements come after NYCHA spent years waiting for an opening in the federal government’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program.

If you need food right now, food pantries and community kitchens can help. Find one near you: #SNAPHelps

Are you a New Yorker in need of food or grocery assistance? Applying is now easier. Use this site to learn about the stories of New Yorkers like yourself. You may be eligible even if you have a job, own a home, or have savings—applying is the only way to find out!

Happy Father's Day! Check out how folks at Brownsville Senior Center got down last week.


A job hazard analysis is completed by each contractor, for each major task, at every Sandy Recovery Project Site. Here at the Red Hook Senior Center, workers attached a HEPA vacuum to a concrete scarifying machine. This minimizes silica dust exposure while workers smooth out the new concrete floor. #NationalSafetyMonth #SafeNYCHA #NYCHAStrong

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