District Attorney Vance, Mayor De Blasio Announce $101 Million Investment in Infrastructure and Programming to Enhance Safety in NYCHA Developments
Posted in: Funded Initiatives, News, Youth, Families, and Communities
Posted on December 16, 2014
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. and Mayor de Blasio today announced significant new investments to enhance security at targeted New York City Housing Authority developments, as part of the Administration’s initiative to build stronger families and safer neighborhoods for people living in public housing developments.
The District Attorney’s Office – using a portion of funds forfeited by French bank BNP Paribas for violating U.S. sanctions – is committing approximately $101 million to fund key infrastructure upgrades, such as additional exterior and interior security cameras, exterior permanent lighting, new doors and layered (keyfob) access, as well as additional public safety evaluation and programming.Read More