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December 20, 2017Part 1 of our analysis reviews NYCHA's capital needs and spending patterns over the last 5 years.
October 02, 2018CBC illustrates how changes to an "infill" development project’s location or affordability mix can significantly affect revenue and units rehabilitated at NYCHA.
November 16, 2018Expanding public-private partnerships is a big step in the right direction, and more needs to be done to put NYCHA on sounder footing.
Special Feature Housing
September 18, 2015Basics about the finances and operations of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), including number of units operated in public housing and Section 8; rent collections; and benchmarking costs.
September 18, 2015CBC Breakfast with NYCHA Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye in September 2015.
July 02, 2018Radical changes need to be undertaken immediately
March 05, 2018Has the PLA between NYCHA and the BCTC delivered on expected savings? An evaluation is needed before any decision to renew the PLA.
November 15, 2018NYCHA has an astounding $32 billion in capital needs, a nearly fivefold increase over the last decade. Today nearly all its properties require substantial rehabilitation.
December 12, 2018The New York City Housing Authority's (NYCHA's) NYCHA 2.0 plan can help stabilize the system and deserves support.
August 29, 2018Every three years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (HVS), which provides the most comprehensive information available on the size, nature, and condition of New York City’s housing stock.
July 03, 2018Rather than continue as the nation’s largest landlord, NYCHA should transition to an affordable housing steward employing a full range of strategies to preserve the affordability of its units.
Press Release Housing
July 03, 2018"Stabilizing the Foundations" is a comprehensive report that details the causes of NYCHA's massive capital needs and presents recommendations that should be adopted to improve tenants' quality of life.
July 19, 2017How is NYCHA doing two years into its implementation of NextGeneration NYCHA?
Press Release Housing
March 08, 2017The Citizens Budget Commission today announced that the winner of the 2017 CBC Prize for Public Service Innovation is the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) for its “NextGeneration NYCHA – Digital Initiatives.”
April 29, 2015This report identifies the reasons for NYCHA's operating deficits in the last decade - insufficent operating subsidies, low rent collections, low nonrental income and high operating costs - and offers recommendations to increase revenues, curb expenses and improve productivity in order to eliminate NYCHA's projected $150 million deficit and improve conditions for its residents.
Op Ed Housing
October 17, 2018The City's committment to create and preserve affordable housing units and make critical repairs at NYCHA is unprecedented. But can this effort address affordability for all rent-burdened New Yorkers?
October 10, 2018Mr. Stanley Brezenoff oversees 326 public housing developments that are home to more than 400,000 New Yorkers. Mr. Brezenoff's shares his reaction to recent CBC research and gives an update on NYCHA's activities and planning.