NYCHA failed to inspect apartments for lead paint for years: report Agency has 55K apartments that likely have the problem

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nspect apartments for lead paint for years, but falsely claimed that it did, according to a new report by the city’s Department of Investigations.

“Since the Housing Authority learned it wasn’t in full compliance with lead-based paint regulations and reporting, it has taken steps to address the underlying issues,” a NYCHA spokesperson told the New York Daily News. “We owe our residents better, and we’ll take today’s recommendations into careful consideration.”

NYCHA has around 55,000 apartments that likely contain lead paint a上海夜网论坛

nd is required to inspect them annually. But according to the DOI, the agency stopped doing annual inspections新上海贵族宝贝论坛

between 2012 and 2014.

In fact, one operations 爱上海同城论坛

executive told DOI that if asked, he would have answered that NYCHA was not in compliance with applicable lead laws — but he was never asked, the report noted.

The Real Deal recently looked at how NYCHA has become increasingly 爱上海龙凤419桑拿

reliant on the New York real estate industry to stay afloat.  [NYDN] Konrad Putzier 

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