At a weekend forum, officials of the cash-strapped housing authority convinced some resident leaders that they were making real progress on repairs. Questions remain about NYCHA’s deeper issues.
At a weekend forum the Democrats running for mayor all disparaged a plan to build market-rate housing on NYCHA land.
Though federally funded, NYCHA is in part steered by choices at the municipal level. What public-housing policy choices will New York’s next mayor have to make?
While some agree that the plan has financial merit, others fear the social costs of mixing incomes in NYCHA neighborhoods. The authority’s chairman sees it as a win-win.
A forum on public health drew only four of the 10 people now in the race for mayor. Those who did come put unique spins on similar ideas.