David A. Hansell, Commissioner for the Administration for Children’s Services spoke at this morning’s 157th CityLaw Breakfast at New York Law School. Commissioner Hansell was introduced by Professor Ross Sandler, Director for the Center for New York City Law, with remarks by New York Law School Dean Anthony W. Crowell. Commissioner Hansell spoke about “Protecting Children, Supporting Families.
549 NYCHA-owned playgrounds have hazardous conditions and lack of repair and maintenance records. On April 4, 2018, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released an audit of New York City Housing Authority playgrounds’ conditions and maintenance. NYCHA is responsible for the maintenance of each development’s playgrounds. Results from playground inspections are required to be entered into NYCHA’s electronic system for tracking maintenance and physical repair work. However, the Comptroller’s audit shows that NYCHA failed to consistently maintain … <Read More>