HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge Tours NYCHA Buildings, Addresses Complaints: 'What I Heard Today Is Not Acceptable'Chronic mismanagement of antiquated buildings, combined with mold, lead and other problems, have plagued public housing for years.
8-Year-Old Girl Shot In The Bronx; Mother Says Gunman Stormed ApartmentIt happened at around 9 a.m. at the Patterson Houses on East 143rd Street in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.
NYCHA Tenants Forced To Get Water From Hydrant After Pump Fails In The BronxPublic housing residents at the Patterson Houses in the Bronx were forced to get their water from a fire hydrant Sunday night. They were left without running water because of problems with buildings’ the pumps.
Tenants Call For Investigation Into Conditions At Patterson HousesErica Jefferson said she made multiple complaints to the NYC Housing Authority, all of which have been unresolved.