Tino Hernandez

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Wall Street Guy to Run City Housing

    Tino Hernandez, who quit as the head of the Housing Authority last year, had a background in social services, and is returning to managing the drug treatment center he'd worked at before. John Rhea, whose appointment to chair the NYCHA was announced today, has a background in investment banking; he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    NYCHA Elevator Boss Quits After Rough Year

    We mentioned earlier that housing authority chairman Tino Hernandez resigned last month, partly because of a controversy over bad elevators in public housing. Now the Times tells us Charles Miraglia, the housing official in charge of elevator oversight, is resigning as well. The death of 5-year old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    In the Projects, Timing Elevators

    With New York City Housing Authority facing one of the biggest budget deficits in the private agency's history and the resignation last month of chairman Tino Hernandez in a cloud of controversy over dysfunctional elevators, things are looking pretty grim for public housing in New York. New York Ins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2008

    Grannies and Gramps to City: Show Us the Senior Center Money

    Scores of rowdy seniors arrived at City Hall yesterday to raise hell over the possible shuttering of 146 senior centers. Facing a $195 million deficit, the New York City Housing Authority, which provides low-income housing and services to 406,000 residents across the city, recently announced that ... More >>

  • News

    January 7, 2003

    Bestselling Bigotry

    Rudy's Book Bares a Black & Latino Hit List