Sep 18 2019

Video: Exposing Inefficient Allocation of NYC Public Housing

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has been dogged by stories of mismanagement in recent years, but its problems go far beyond its $30 billion maintenance backlog. A new report by Howard Husock uses new, exclusive data to show how NYCHA ineffectively allocates its available apartments, fails to offer housing that meets the needs of those on the waiting list, and ultimately promotes­ long-term dependence rather than upward mobility.