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Gov. Cuomo Outraged After Visiting Bug-Infested NYCHA Apartment: 'Worse Than Anyone Would Even Imagine'

March 13, 2018

With the mayor giving speeches out of town, Gov. Cuomo came to the Bronx Monday to visit a bug-infested city Housing Authority apartment that left him quietly furious.

Roaches, Mold 'Shock' Governor As He Tours NYCHA Home

March 12, 2018

NEW YORK, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered a state investigation of the New York City Housing Authority on Monday after touring a moldy, roach-infested apartment in the Bronx. The state Department of Health will investigate mold, lead paint and other "public health hazards" in NYCHA complexes in the latest probe of the beleaguered agency, state officials said.

Embattled NYCHA Chairwoman Testifies On Heating Systems Failure Amid Frigid Temperatures

February 07, 2018

Embattled NYCHA Chairwoman Shola Olatoye returned to the scene of the crime Tuesday, appearing before the same City Council members she’d misinformed about lead paint inspections during a prior hearing under oath.

Heat Failures Left 80% Of NYCHA Tenants Freezing, Officials Told

February 06, 2018

NEW YORK CITY HALL — Few public-housing tenants have been insulated from heating failures this winter. System breakdowns have left more than 80 percent of New York City Housing Authority residents freezing for an average of two days as temperatures dipped to bone-chilling lows, officials told City Council lawmakers Tuesday.