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2008-C-02: Grants Unit Contacts

To: All Housing Authority Chairpersons and Executive Directors
      Housing Company Owners, Managing Agents and Site Managers - Grant Recipients

From: Robert Damico, Downstate Director Housing Management Bureau

Date: August 21, 2008

Subject: Grants Unit Contacts

Effective immediately, the Grants Unit, which is part of the Housing Management Bureau, will be under the direct supervision of Linda Kedzierski, Federal Programs Coordinator.

The individual programs administered by the Grants Unit and the contact person for each of these programs is listed below:

  1. Drug Elimination Program (for Housing Authorities only); Housing Preservation Grants; Empire Loans and PIP Loans (for Housing Companies only); Tenant Health and Safety Program

    Please be advised that the Empire Loan and PIP Loan Programs have expired. However, existing participants in these programs are still required to submit annual certifications to DHCR.

    Betty Mullins - Coordinator (212) 480-7318 (

  2. Public Housing Modernization

    Eva Sherard - Program Coordinator (212) 480-7391 (

    Jones Angus (212) 480-7393 (

If you have any questions, please call Linda Kedzierski at (212) 480-2021; or email her at

- Robert Damico

Last updated on 05/20/10