Opinion: A Public Letter to Public Officials on NYCHA

Yvette Kemp, Ch-Chairperson of the Justice For All Coalition, and myself co-wrote a public letter to public officials, calling on them to make NYCHA a priority – now during COVID-19, and always. The accumulation of neglect has resulted in unhealthy and unsafe living conditions, which have had negative consequences for tenants’ quality of life long-standing. During COVID-19, neglect has persisted and contributed to an alarming rate of death and loss. We call on public officials to respond and make NYCHA a policy priority going forward. We list out several steps that can be taken now to do just that.

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