All New Yorkers must be concerned with fighting crime, but it is the city government’s mandate to focus on keeping all New Yorkers and visitors safe.
The impact of Hurricane Sandy on residents of the New York City Housing Authority, who were evacuated to safety or remained without heat or hot water in the fall of 2012, continues to demand attention.
The New York City affordable housing crisis is likely worse now than ever before. According to a recent Bloomberg report, the average monthly rent in February 2015 for a Manhattan studio apartment is $2,351, and Brooklyn is officially the least affordable housing market in America.
New York City’s attempts to sell New York City Housing Authority properties to private developers should be a concern to all New Yorkers.
It is evident that we must take steps to increase the safety of our police officers as well as repair the broken relationship with the constituents they serve.
With 8,000 New York City Housing Authority workers in our ranks—a third of whom are also NYCHA residents—we at Local 237 take the safety of this city’s public housing developments very seriously.
Just hours after the recent midterm elections, talk of impeachment was already on the lips of pundits, and polarization....
It’s a new day for New York City’s 5,000 school safety agents. They will finally be receiving the wages we have fought for over the years and which they deserve.
The safety of our public housing developments should be of critical concern to every New Yorker. We must use every tool available to reduce escalating crime in New York City Housing Authority developments.
For too long, the New York City Housing Authority was treated like the neglected child of New York City. It was almost as though 400,000 residents and 10,000 workers were invisible.