Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Roughly 70 New York City Housing Authority employees were arrested in a federal corruption investigation


Officials announced that superintendents accepting and extorting bribes for contractors had become business as usual, occurring in almost 100 NYCHA buildings across all five boroughs -- nearly 1/3 of all NYCHA buildings.


NYCHA is the largest public housing authority in the country, receiving more than $1.5 billion in federal funding every year. It is home to 1 in 17 New Yorkers.

Daily News:

While the employees are all accused of similar behavior, only a handful of them appeared to be working together