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“N” PETITION OR NEGLECT PETITION
N is the letter designation for the court petition that is filed in family court against a parent or other legal guardian who is suspected of abusing or neglecting a child in his or her care. If a child is placed in foster care after a finding of neglect, the six-month permanency hearing will also be filed as an N case.

NYCHA OR NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY
The agency responsible for providing housing for low- and moderate-income residents of New York City.