The heads of household in 25,000 NYCHA apartments will soon have an opportunity to vote on how to best raise capital and complete repairs in their individual complexes, choosing from one of three funding models. For those elections to be considered valid, at least 20 percent of heads of household named on leases must cast a ballot, new rules state, though NYCHA says it will “strive to achieve turnout far greater.”
El pasado 29 de noviembre, Lawyers for Civil Rights presentó una enmienda a la demanda que añade como demandados a la compañía de aviones que transportó a los inmigrantes (Vertol Systems Company, Inc.) a su director general, al “zar de la seguridad pública” de Florida Larry Keefe, al jefe de gabinete del gobernador DeSantis, y a Perla Huerta, la principal reclutadora de inmigrantes en el terreno.
“The Youth Justice & Opportunities Act would expand existing protections and limit the lifelong negative consequences that stem from prosecution for actions young people take before they reach full maturity.”
A newly formed committee of NYCHA residents is advising Comptroller Brad Lander as he prepares to audit the public housing authority, with the task force first targeting the most common complaints made by peers. Sanitation and repair orders being closed without repairs topped the list.