Metropolis Corridor positive is aware of easy methods to give the chilly shoulder to pesky NYCHA tenants.
The social-justice nonprofit Group Voices Heard final week organized a mass call-in, urging residents demand a tenfold hike in funding to restore town’s dilapidated public housing.
The group experiences that Metropolis Corridor responded by rerouting calls from NYCHA tenants to 311. At that time, the activists gave tenants the quantity to the Mayor’s Workplace of Intergovernmental Affairs — which shortly reacted by simply letting calls go straight to voicemail.
Strategy to present you care, Metropolis Corridor.
Oh, Mayor de Blasio did put some assist for NYCHA in his new price range: $200 million to improve growing older boilers and heating programs at 20 initiatives.
However the renovations received’t end earlier than 2022. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. rightly known as that “chilly consolation for the tenants of NYCHA.”
All this, whereas the mayor continues to defend the company’s chief, Shola Olatoye, whereas changing different prime NYCHA execs.
But, as we famous final week, his claims that Olatoye has labored miracles along with her price range become utter bull.
For no matter motive, de Blasio’s plainly simply hoping to carry on till indignant tenants surrender — which tells you a lot about how he really feels about “the opposite New York.”