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Hochul Signs Bill To Help With NYCHA Repairs

Public housing in lower Manhattan in New York City.
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Public housing in lower Manhattan in New York City.

Repairs and upgrades are coming to public housing complexes in New York City. Governor Hochul signed a bill that establishes a NYCHA Preservation Trust. She says this is going to give the public housing agency access to more federal dollars for repairs and allow them to be done quicker. Polo Grounds Tenants Associate President Serena Chandler has lived in public housing for 25 years

“We are going to see the improvements and much needed repairs to our homes. We are going to move forward and leave a legacy that will last generations.”

Mayor Adams has made overhauling NYCHA a priority entering office. NYCHA buildings have billions of dollars in overdue repairs and upgrades.