The mayor announced a commitment of $200 million to upgrade aging boilers or install new ones in 20 NYCHA developments.
Mayor de Blasio argued NYCHA ought to be graded on a curve as its leader was being grilled on the authority’s failing heating systems.
Mayor de Blasio was meeting with public housing tenant leaders amid NYCHA's scrambled effort to remedy its lead paint inspection crisis.
The Mayor is refusing to use $40 million a year in surplus Battery Park City funds to fix NYCHA’s aging apartments.
Mayor de Blasio said he would spend an extra $13 million to repair and replace failing boilers in the New York City Housing Authority.