More than 100 New York City public housing buildings damaged by superstorm Sandy will be getting new, federally funded boilers, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a man the day after Christmas in a public housing development in Coney Island, Brooklyn.
The settlement requires the city Housing Authority to remove the mold and fix leaks, insulate pipes and deal with other moisture issues. It covers all of the authority’s 400,000 tenants.
An effort launched by the NYPD a year ago to crack down on youth killings has succeeded in saving lives, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced Monday.
More than 400,000 people live in New York City public housing. Now, some of them might be recently released prisoners.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said NYCHA’s goal is to virtually eliminate the current backlog of 420,000 open repair work orders and permanently reduce the average wait time for repairs in the future.
The mercury has dropped to the teens, and the wind chill has made it feel like a mere 5 degrees, and some New York City residents can’t even find relief in their own homes.
A crew was out front Monday working to get a temporary boiler up and running to finally get the residents heat.
Tenants in public housing in New York City who were affected by Superstorm Sandy will get some help with their rent.