Newark Housing Authority Program Management - Newark, NJ

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  • Newark Housing Authority Program Management - Newark, NJ
  • Newark Housing Authority Program Management - Newark, NJ

Boulevard Group was procured by NHA in early 2007 to establish the agency’s modernization and long-term capital program, addressing the needs of some 8,000 public housing units, 35,000 residents and 44+ developments. The annual capital fund for NHA’s portfolio is approximately $20M. In June of 2008, BG was renewed for a second year with optional 3rd and 4th years of comprehensive consulting in service of NHA’s Capital Program goals. A departmental website outlines the status of the portfolio, costs, schedules, tasks, and physical needs assessments on line as needed here: www.newarkhousing.org.

Project Highlights:

  • Web-based interdepartmental interfaces: Maintenance referrals, Contract Logs,Family Supportive Service tracking and Capital Project Management.
  • Implemented Project Controls, Policies and Procedures for multiple asset-based management sites.
  • Oversaw a comprehensive Physical Needs Assessment, indicating an approximate $500M in capital and deferred maintenance needs.
  • Applied professional design and construction best practices with public information distribution about an overall effort of significant public interest in the City of Newark, and to HUD.
  • Negotiated 25-year cell phone tower leases between NHA and Metro PCS.
  • Digitized and hosted an approx. 2,000 drawing library of the NHA portfolio.
  • Supported the installation of 600+ security cameras city-wide and a central command center working to increase the safety of citizens and resideces.
  • Supported the start up of an estimated $60M Energy Performance Contracting effort. Also working in support of a securitized bond use of HUD funds at NHA.
Janet Abrahams
Chief of Operations
Newark Housing Authority
500 Broad Street
Newark NJ 07012
973.273.6564
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