NYCHA

Man wanted in non-fatal LIC shooting
Man wanted in non-fatal LIC shooting
Police Angy Altamirano 5/10/2014 at 12:19PM

Police are looking for a 33-year-old man they say shot three people in March at the NYCHA Queensbridge South Houses in Long Island City.

91-year-old WWII veteran fighting NYCHA for Flushing apartment
91-year-old WWII veteran fighting NYCHA for Flushing apartment
Northeast Liam La Guerre 5/02/2014 at 3:32PM

Ralph Calinda lives alone in a three-bedroom apartment in the NYCHA Pomonok Houses in Flushing. Through NYCHA’s downsizing policy, which moves residents who “overuse apartments” to smaller ones, the city agency wants to kick him out of his home.

Family gets house in Jamaica thanks to Habitat for Humanity
Family gets house in Jamaica thanks to Habitat for Humanity
Southeast Maggie Hayes 10/17/2013 at 3:25PM

Dawnette Dixon finally has her own home and even a backyard, fixed up by none other than a former president. Habitat for Humanity acquired five New York City Housing Authority (NCYHA) homes in the borough that were abandoned, boarded up and a “blight” in the community. One of those homes was on 112th Road in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/27/2013 at 8:19AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Overcast in the evening, then clear. Low of 59. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Couperin & Eau de Vie: Brooklyn Baroque Brooklyn Baroque, featuring cellist David Bakamjian, flutist Andrew [...]

Backpack giveaway helps Far Rockaway students
Backpack giveaway helps Far Rockaway students
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 9/04/2013 at 3:47PM

Students in Far Rockaway get to go back to school in style, thanks to a giveaway that doled out more than 1,000 backpacks to the tykes in need. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) teamed up with nonprofit organization Kars4Kids and ventured to the Hammel Houses and Beach 41st Street Houses to help out [...]

Call to reinstate free parking at Pomonok Community Center
Call to reinstate free parking at Pomonok Community Center
Top Stories Melissa Chan 8/27/2013 at 11:00AM

Visitor parking spots that were once free will now cost a Pomonok community center roughly $2,700, officials said. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), since partnering up in March with Greystone Parking Services, has come under fire for spiking some annual parking rates at 43 citywide developments. Now it is facing more heat for [...]