Statement From Attorney General James On NYCHA Agreement

NEW YORK – In response to today’s announcement of an agreement between the federal government and the City of New York to address the systemic problems at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement:  

“My office will keep a close watch on the details of this agreement to ensure that all the benchmarks outlined by the federal government and New York City are completed, and completed with care. After years of mismanagement and extensive maintenance problems, it is imperative that NYCHA residents have a role in this process and finally get relief from the deplorable conditions they have endured for far too long.”