New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
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Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer is co-sponsoring a public housing forum with Community Board 11’s Housing Committee in East Harlem, Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, 2180 Third Ave. (at 119th Street).
The NAACP recently settled the five-year-old class action lawsuit Davis v. City of New York regarding unlawful stops and arrests in a “racially discriminatory manner and without sufficient evidence of wrongdoing” on public housing properties, a version of the NYPD’s infamous stop-and-frisk practices
The state Legislature passed a bill to reform the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on June 13. According to the new law, the bill will change the composition of the board by increasing the number of NYCHA residents sitting on the board, i