Interview with Nikki Lucas On The Fight To Save NYCHA with VOICES East New York News

Based on past segments about the Privatization of NYCHA, on VOICES of East New York with Nikki Lucas, it has become crucial that a true Coalition to #SaveNYCHA had to be formed to stop the city from handing over its housing portfolio to private developers. Kristen Hackett of the Justice…

Interview about the Blueprint on 1NYCHA

1NYCHA is a podcast and a Movement that highlights public housing issues and progress within NYC. Collectively we can provide solutions and resources to stakeholders citywide. Watch: Season 2~ EP#10 - BLUE PRINT - OneNYCHA

Research Summary and Social Media Slides on the Private Partners Selected for RAD Conversions on NYCHA Rising

An inquiry into the private partners selected for RAD/PACT deals in NYC reveals a concerning trend of selecting some of the worst land owners and affordable housing industry players devouring residents across the city. RAD is a program through which public housing buildings and units are transferred from Section 9…

Interview with Nikki Lucas on NYCHA being Handed to Private Bad Acting Developers on Voices of East New York News

Kristen Hackett, member of The Justice for All Coalition, and writer of the OpEd ‘Three NYCHA Plans That Will Privatize NYCHA‘ was recently the guest on VOICES of East New York with Nikki Lucas. This discussion breaks down the 3 plans that NYC has introduced as an answer to the…

OpEd titled “The City’s Three NYCHA Plans That Will Privatize Public Housing” for East New York News

Today, public housing in our city, and in the country really, is at a crossroads. Buildings are dilapidated, unsafe and unhealthy to the tune of $40 billion, meanwhile disinvestment has also led to an operating budget deficit. The City has put forth three plans they say will solve these coinciding…

Web-based Tenant Education Resource, NYCHARising.info

NYCHARising.info is an online resource that centralizes information about NYCHA’s past and present, and aims to inform the public discussion about what the future of public housing can and must be, and how we can get there. It also highlights the efforts on the ground by tenants and advocates, which…

Handout and Social Media Slides – Where is the Money for Public Housing? for Justice For All Coalition

This handout undermines the repeated assertion by public officials that there is no money for public housing by pointing to the public money and support involved in other private development deals in the region of western Queens. View &/or Download: Wheres The Money? View social media slides in gallery below:…

OpEd titled “Envisioning A state of Care in a Time of COVID-19” on Medium

Image Credit: Posted to Instagram by Southern Poverty Law Center. Image of Dolores Huerta, Labor leader and civil rights activist stating: “Every single day we sit down to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner, and at our table we have food that was planted, picked or harvested by a farm worker.…

OpEd titled “Sunnyside Yards Master Plan Sits on a Deck of Myths” in City Limits

Last Tuesday, the NYCEDC released their long-awaited—and dreaded—master plan for development over Sunnyside Yards. In it they praise themselves for their “robust engagement efforts” and “inclusive, community-driven process”, and for making this $14.4 billiion project about human and community needs rather than the profit desires of developers. They position the…

Handout – Resident Management Corporations for Justice For All Coalition

This handout relied on a study by HUD conducted in 1992 to create a starting place for community conversations about what resident management could look like. View &/or Download: RMC Pamphlet3