Mayor caught lying outright
The city finally admitted at the end of August that 1,160 children living in public housing tested positive for lead poisoning since 2012. In a press conference last year, the Mayor claimed there were only four such cases.
Politics are sick: New emails reveal that Mayor Bill de Blasio was briefed of 202 such cases before the press conference. Kiss your Presidential ambitions goodbye!
What comes next: With a staggering $31 billion worth of repairs needed for public housing in New York, the NYCHA should partner with private developers and management companies. There are the 176,000 units in dire need of repairs — time to fix the problem!