Max & Murphy on Housing: NYCHA Chief Talks Nuts, Bolts and Boldness

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Councilmember Carlos Menchaca and Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez look toward NYCHA chairwoman Shola Olatoye, who's looking to all levels of government to fund public housing at a more sufficient level.

William Alatriste

Councilmember Carlos Menchaca and Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez look toward NYCHA chairwoman Shola Olatoye, who's looking to all levels of government to fund public housing at a more sufficient level.

Listen below as Ben Max of Gotham Gazette and yours truly break down NYCHA chairwoman Shola Olatoye’s remarks this week about NextGen NYCHA, maintenance hours and whether public housing is aiding or arresting mobility. Lower down, you can hear Olatoye’s full speech and her Crain’s Breakfast Q&A with Max and Crain’s Erik Engquist.