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November 19, 2019 | Media Mentions

NYCHA Fakers and Deceivers, Beware: Federal Monitor Empowers Authority to Make Criminal Referrals Over Shoddy Inspections

New York Daily News

As the federal monitor overseeing NYCHA, Bart M. Schwartz released an action plan to end deceptive inspection practices through retraining workers and educating them on how to identify and report problems, as well as the legal implications of not following the new strictures.… Read More

November 9, 2019 | Media Mentions

In a World of External Threats, How Are Businesses Putting Themselves in Jeopardy?

Cyber Defense Magazine

Even if an organization is compliant with the most stringent regulations, it can still put itself at risk by its own business decisions.… Read More

November 7, 2019 | Media Mentions

Federal Monitor and NYCHA Announce Action Plan for $450 million in State Reimbursement Funds

Federal Monitor Bart M. Schwartz and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced the Action Plan that will govern the expenditure of $450 million in New York State capital reimbursement funds for the purchase and installation of new elevators and boilers at identified developments (the “GDA Action Plan”). The GDA Action Plan, drafted by NYCHA and reviewed and approved by the Monitor, implements the Funding Agreement between NYCHA and the Dormitory Authority of New York (DASNY) (the “Funding Agreement”)” … Read More

November 5, 2019 | Media Mentions

‘Shoddy Work’ by No-Bid Contractors Now a Target for NYCHA’s Federal Monitor

The City

Chairman Bart M. Schwartz points out critical contracting issues in his second quarterly report as NYCHA’s Federal Monitor.… Read More