Published by on Jun 10, 2024 | Real Estate
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Following the close of the 2023-2024 heat season on May 31, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) today announced continued performance improvements, noteworthy heating infrastructure investments, and progress made toward the Authority’s and the City’s sustainability goals. This year, NYCHA continued improving performance in service to residents throughout the winter months, notably marked by an 11 percent decrease in heat or hot water outages from the previous heating season and $100.5 million in capital heating infrastructure investments made to benefit nearly 11,000 residents at five developments. The Authority also completed its heating season using cold climate window heat pumps in 24 apartments as part of the Clean Heat for All pilot program. Heat is a key pillar of NYCHA’s 2019 Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

Each year, during the heating season — which is October 1 through May 31— all New York City building owners must maintain an indoor temperature of at least 68 degrees between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. when it’s below 55 degrees outside. From 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., indoor temperature must be at least 62 degrees, regardless of the temperature outside. Hot water must be kept at a minimum temperature of 120 degrees at the source year-round.

NYCHA’s Heating Management, Operations, Emergency Management and Services, and Asset and Capital Management departments work collaboratively throughout the year to repair and maintain the Authority’s extensive network of boilers, distribution equipment, and hot water systems that deliver…

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New York is a national leader in returning lost money to its rightful owners, last year returning $504 million. State Comptroller DiNapoli currently oversees $19 billion in unclaimed funds for over 51 million account holders until it can be returned to its rightful owners. His Office of Unclaimed Funds returns an average of $1.5 million to New Yorkers each business day and regularly travels the State connecting individuals, organizations and local governments with their lost funds.

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If you would like to host a self-defense and martial arts demonstration, contact Gonzalo Duran directly at ceo@devildogusainc.org or 516-515-0240.

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