Manhattan Community Meeting/Lead Update: Meeting Summary & Recording, May 10, 2022

On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, the Federal Monitoring Resident Engagement Team Leader, Asha Muldro, held a virtual community meeting for the Manhattan community.  Although residents from all the boroughs were welcomed to attend and ask questions, Manhattan residents were given priority during the question-and-answer session. A recording of the meeting is available on the monitor’s YouTube channel.

During the meeting, Federal Monitoring Lead Team Leader Dennis Walsh provided an update NYCHA’s Team for Enhanced Management Planning Outreach (TEMPO), a program dedicated to outreach, inspection, and remediation in NYCHA apartments where there is known or presumed lead-based paint, and where a child under the age of 6 lives or routinely spends more than 10 hours a week.

Mr. Walsh announced NYCHA’s initiative to work with vendors and use a risk-based approach to address lead issues in 40 apartments per week by November.

Ms. Muldro opened the meeting for attendees to ask questions and make suggestions. Residents discussed issues and concerns of interest to them.

Deputy Federal Monitor, Dan Brownell, reminded all residents to contact the monitor if their attempts to NYCHA go unanswered or their issues are not being addressed by NYCHA. Residents can contact the monitor by:

  • Visiting the website
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Phone: 347.809.5555
  • Toll-Free Number: 844.309.6080

Ms. Muldro announced the upcoming Community Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. It can be viewed on the NYCHA Monitor YouTube channel.