Tenants gathered in the lobby of their building on Clinton Avenue in the Tremont section Wednesday.READ MORE: Doctors Seeing More Neck, Back Pain Related To Working From Home
They say they have had little to no heat for months and had to live in the cold during one of the worst snow storms in years.
“We are freezing to death. We have to walk around, sleep with our coats and our socks and run heaters,” said Tenants Association President Queen McFarland.READ MORE: Harrison School District Taking Action To Bring All Students Back Into Classrooms Full Time In Coming Weeks
“It is not fair. It is not right. It is not just, and NYCHA needs to step up and it needs to step up right now,” New York City Councilmember Fernando Cabrera said.
NYCHA says the building has had six heating outages this season due to pipe leaks.
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