When NYCHA’s chair met with residents there were questions about failing radiators, missing kitchen sinks … and whether, a year into his administration, Mayor de Blasio is accountable for NYCHA’s maintenance woes?
The lower-income, working-class people along the Jerome Avenue corridor are among the New Yorkers most in need of affordable housing. So why is there so much skepticism about the mayor’s plan to make that neighborhood a focus of his housing plan?
A supportive housing advocate—who hopes to convince Gov. Cuomo to build more of it—says more attention must be paid to the differences between temporary homeless shelters and permanent supportive housing.