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This edition: Tino Hernandez, New York City Housing Authority

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 14, 2005.

Mr. Hernandez talks about how growing up poor on the Lower East Side has led him to his current position as Chairman of the NYC Housing Authority. He explains what the Housing Authority does and discusses how he has dealt with “austerity” funding while still providing public housing services. Mr. Hernandez also describes how New York City's three housing organizations work together to best serve the public.

Guest List

Tino Hernandez Chairman, New York Housing Authority

Barry Mitchell Producer, CUNY TV

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY