Move the Money Press Conference & March
PRESS CONFERENCE AT NYCHA HQ, 250 B’way, NYC & MARCH to HUD, 26 Federal Plaza, NYC
Join residents across the city who are OUTRAGED by the recent exposé revealing that NYCHA sits on $1 BILLION in unused federal funds while ignoring residents’ needs.
Quality housing is a human right and public housing residents deserve TRANSPARENCY and RESPECT from NYCHA.
It’s time to STAND UP and FIGHT to preserve and protect public housing, for our rights to timely repairs, jobs for residents, replacement of lost units, resident control of public housing and to make OUR HOMES a symbol of quality housing!
WE’RE CALLING ON NYCHA RESIDENTS AND ALLIES TO HOLD NYCHA ACCOUNTABLE & DEMAND THEY…
MOVE the MONEY!!!
MARCH TO DEMAND AN INVESTIGATION INTO NYCHA’S BOARD & MISMANAGEMENT!
WED. AUGUST 8th - 2pm
PRESS CONFERENCE AT NYCHA HQ, 250 B’way, NYC
& MARCH to HUD, 26 Federal Plaza, NYC
FUREE/BROOKLYN Meet UP: 1 p.m., FUREE, 81 Willoughby Street, #701
Move the Money!
- o Utilize funds to meet residents’ repair and maintenance needs
- o Utilize funds to strengthen Section 3 to provide more training and placement opportunities for residents
- o Utilize funds to truly preserve and protect public housing
Independent Oversight of NYCHA
- o Develop an oversight committee that is INDEPENDENT from the Mayor’s Office that includes NYCHA residents, elected officials and community-based organizations
MORE Resident Control
- o Resident elections of all NYCHA Board Members
- o Redesign the NYCHA Board to include more resident positions.
- o Increase resident participation by strengthening resident representation in bodies such as the TA through increased resident education in NYHCA’s policies
- o Set aside funding for a NYCHA Participatory Budgeting program for capital projects
Endorsed by: Community Voices Heard, Families United for Racial & Economic Equality (FUREE), Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES) & Mothers on the Move (MOM) (list in formation)
For Join us or for more Info, Contact:
CVH: Carmen, carmen [at] cvhaction [dot] org
FUREE: Valery, valery [at] furee [dot] org
GOLES: Emilie: emilie [at] goles [dot] org
MOM: Nova: novastratchan [at] gmail [dot] com
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!