KINGS COUNTY POLITICS: Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move Aug. 19, 2019

Maloney Visits Street Fairs, Youth Markets & NYCHA Family Days

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn) this weekend was out meeting with constituents at a slew of events. 

This included the Community Church of Astoria’s 2nd annual street festival, a quick stop at the the Astoria Youth Greenmarket stand, and NYCHA Family Days at Cooper Park Houses and 344 E. 28th Street.

Maloney’s district includes thousands of NYCHA residents and Maloney has long been vocal about the need to find innovative and effective ways to ensure tenant repairs are completed. 

One idea would be to empower tenants’ associations and increase accountability by ending the failed centralization policy and returning maintenance control back to the local development. 

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