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…

OpEd titled “City’s Finance-Driven Approach to Managing NYCHA is Wrong for Tenants” for City Limits

Image credit: Adi Talwar Caption: A New York City Housing Authority building in the Ingersoll Housing complex near Downtown Brooklyn On Tuesday, July 28th, the Chair and CEO of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Greg Russ introduced a new “preservation strategy” for the city’s public housing. As City…

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…

Opinion: A Public Letter to Public Officials on NYCHA

Image Credit: J. Murphy Caption: At the Ravenswood Houses in Queens. To the attention of all elected officials of city, state, and federal levels, and representatives of NYCHA and HUD: First, the Justice For All Coalition hopes you and your family are doing well and staying safe during these unprecedented…

Handout – The Demand for Repairs Campaign with the Justice For All Coalition

In January 2020, the Justice For All Coalition began using JustFix.nyc's Letter of Complaint tool to support residents in escalating their demand for repairs. This tactics escalated their effort by first formalizing the ask (management offices and NYCHA received a formal letter of complaint), extending the paper trail of their…

OpEd titled “NYCHA’s NextGen Threatens More Harm than Hope” in City Limits

Image Credit: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office Caption: Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the city’s plan to renovate NYCHA apartments and preserve public housing in New York City at the NYCHA Hope Gardens Community Center in Brooklyn on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. In December 2018, the second and seemingly final installment…