Council members call for stricter NYCHA oversight amid lead paint scandal Speaker candidates want HPD to inspect buildings上海千花网龙凤论坛
Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams
Candidates for City Council speaker called for stricter oversight of the New York City Housing Authority in the wake of its lead-paint inspections scandal.
“We need to be sure that HPD also act on inspection and enforcement in NYCHA buildings as we do in the rest of the buildings,” said Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, calling for the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to oversee the city’爱上海同城对对碰
“There were documents submitted to the federal government that were lies,” said Councilmember Jumaane Williams. “The mayor has said that he knew about it. Now if this was a previous administration, the whole city would be going crazy.”
Two weeks ago the news broke that NYCHA failed to inspect apartments for lead for years but falsely claimed that it did.
In its November issue, The Real Deal examined the agency s ties to the city s powerful real estate industry. [NYP] Konrad Putz上海千花社区
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