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Restore the Promise of Public Housing

RPA is proposing strategies to increase funding and improve management for NYCHA, and we’re building the political and civic will necessary to implement them.

We’re very much at the point where the deferred maintenance of NYCHA properties is starting to compound and really spiral. If you don’t renovate buildings and keep them in a state of good repair, they eventually fall down.”

Research

Rockaway NYCHA
This report is meant to highlight the urgency with which we need to bring better conditions to NYCHA, because not doing so has a direct effect on the health of hundreds of thousands of residents.
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RPA NYCHA 84
That we have let more than 400,000 of our neighbors fall into terrible living conditions is a source of shame for us all. Government and the greater civic world of New York City need to engage on this issue.
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Decades of neglect and underinvestment by all levels of government — federal, state and city — have led to the current crisis facing the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).
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