Got Issues With Extreme Heat and Flooding? Here’s How One Agency is Tackling Them
Like many cities across the U.S., the city of Yonkers has long been plagued by extreme heat and flooding brought about by climate change.
To tackle these critical issues, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) is partnering with Groundwork Hudson Valley, a local nonprofit, and putting the $2 million it received in grants toward the nonprofit’s Climate Safe Neighborhoods initiative. MHACY President and CEO Wilson Kimball, along with Groundwork Hudson Valley
Executive Director Brigitte Griswold, spoke with HAI Group’s Staci Canny about their plans to spearhead climate resiliency efforts in the city, along with tips for other housing agencies facing similar challenges.