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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces NYCHA Monitor Application Process

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the Office is soliciting applications from qualified individuals to serve as Court-appointed monitor in connection with a proposed consent decree submitted to the Court for approval in the case of United States v. New York City Housing Authority, 18 Civ. 5213 (WHP).  

Pursuant to the terms of the consent decree, the Government is to propose a monitor for approval by the Court.  As set forth at greater length in the proposed consent decree, the monitor will be responsible for the remediation of extensive health and safety deficiencies in NYCHA housing, as well as oversight and reform of NYCHA management, controls, and operations.  

The application and related materials, and instructions for submission, are available at https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/monitors-receivers-claims-administrators.  Applications must be received by this Office by July 11, 2018.

The consent decree remains subject to review and approval by the Court.

Press Release Number: 
18-217
Updated June 28, 2018