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Max & Murphy Podcast: The Future of NYCHA with City Council Member Alicka Ampry-Samuel


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Ben Max, left, of Gotham Gazette, and Jarrett Murphy, right, of City Limits


February 7, 2019 - Max & Murphy Podcast: City Council Member Alicka Ampry-Samuel

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City Council Member Alicka Ampry-Samuel chairs the Council's public housing committee and represents a Brooklyn district with a large NYCHA presence. She joined the show to discuss NYCHA's future, including the recent agreement between Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration and the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and the mayor's previously-announced plans to raise revenue to fund more than $30 billion in needed repairs and upgrades, as well as de Blasio's announcement of a new interim NYCHA chair.

Listen to the conversation and let us know what you think -- we're on Twitter @TweetBenMax and @JarrettMurphy. You can listen to the show through the embedded audio below or download the episode wherever you get your podcasts, under "Max & Murphy," and listen to Max & Murphy live on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. on WBAI radio, 99.5FM or wbai.org

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by Ben Max, Gotham Gazette
     

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