NYCHA Policies Place Tenants’ Health at Risk

MFJ Supervising Attorney Justin LaMort exposes how public housing tenants’ health is put at risk by government policies and practices and how public housing tenants receive unequal treatment compared to private housing tenants in this article in ABA Journal of Affordable Housing. He reviews the origins of public housing in New York City and the public health concerns that led to the creation of the New York City Housing Authority.