NYCHA Joins with Construction & General Building Laborers’ Local 79, MTDC to...

NYCHA Joins with Construction & General Building Laborers’ Local 79, MTDC to Celebrate the Addition of More Than 200 Public Housing Residents to the Union

New York, NY – November 16, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The New York City Housing Authority joined with Laborers’ Local 79 of the Mason Tenders District Council (MTDC) of Greater New York to celebrate the addition of more than 200 NYCHA residents into the union at a job site luncheon on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in Harlem’s Johnson Houses. There are 35 NYCHA laborers, members of MTDC’s Laborers’ Local 79, currently working at Johnson Houses, 11 of which secured their jobs through NYCHA’s Section 3 efforts.


The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) provides decent and affordable housing in a safe and secure living  environment for low and  moderate- income residents throughout the five boroughs.  To fulfill this mission, NYCHA must preserve its aging housing stock through timely maintenance and modernization of its developments.  NYCHA also administers a citywide Section 8 Leased Housing Program in rental apartments.  Simultaneously, we work to enhance the quality of life at NYCHA by offering our residents opportunities to participate in a multitude of community, educational and recreational programs, as well as job readiness and training initiatives.


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