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NEW YORK CITY TO PROVIDE FREE LEAD TESTING FOR 3,000

Tenants will be notified about service with letters and phone calls; Hotline to schedule appointments:  347-507-3684 Residents can make an appointment at any NYC Health + Hospital location across the five boroughs NEW YORK––The New York City Housing Authority and NYC Health + Hospitals announced that starting on Monday, December 18th, the City will offer free […]Read More

Bed-Stuy’s Sumner Houses to Get Affordable Senior Housing

By Kings County News Service Sumner Houses residents can expect nearly 200 units of newly constructed affordable housing for seniors in the next few years on their sprawling 22-acre, 13-building public housing complex situated between Lewis, Park and Myrtle Avenues and Marcus Garvey Blvd.  The proposed development is part of the city’s NextGeneration plan, in […]Read More

NYCHA Meets with Tenants

By Akosua K. Albritton The lobby area in front of UnCommon High School’s auditorium buzzed from arriving New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) tenants, the press, community activists, public officials and community service representatives striving to promote themselves to the public on November 3, 2016. There were three sign-in tables each manned by three workers […]Read More

NYCHA Tenants Displaced after Contractor Missteps

The summer of 2010 has been marked by a series of weeklong heat waves. After one recent heat waves when temperatures rose above 100 degrees for consecutive days, a rainstorm was welcome relief. There was no relief for 6th—floor tenants living at 611 Blake Ave., also known as Unity Plaza, Building #26.  On Tuesday, July […]Read More