Group Recommends Structural Changes to Raise Money for NYCHA

he New York City Public Housing Authority is in serious need of funding and a new report is looking at how it can be done.

As WCBS 880’s Steve Burns reports, NYCHA has been struggling to meet goals imposed by a federal monitor regarding mold issues, lead paint, repairing elevators and heat and hot water systems.

Now, Moses Gates, of the Regional Plan Association, says that within a matter of years, “We’re going to find buildings that are structurally unsound and illegally uninhabitable.”

Once the urgent work is done, however, Gates says NYCHA can't find itself in this position ever again.

“We came up with a 10 recommendations that we think would help,” he said.

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