Selection of the New NYCHA Chair and CEO

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Yesterday, it was announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson that Gregory Russ has been selected as the new permanent Chair and CEO of NYCHA.

I met with Mr. Russ during the selection process and look forward to working with him to improve the conditions and services at NYCHA on behalf of the residents, as we jointly achieve the purpose of the January 31, 2019 Agreement.

For more information about Gregory Russ please see the press release here. Information about how Mr. Russ was selected for this role, as per the Agreement, is available here.