March 12, 2018
"The PLA's were enacted to provide goals that guaranteed that minority contractors would indeed get the subcontracts in order to allow them to survive and have work and to be able to build capacity," stated Assemblymember Inez E. Dickens speaking on a bill she helped pass that would enable the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to use an alternative procurement process in order to streamline renovations and rehabilitations, as well as require greater transparency and lead-based paint poisoning prevention. (A.10053)