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Residents Cite Problems at NYCHA Properties

Residents Cite Problems at NYCHA Properties

LEHMAN COLLEGE —¬†West Side public housing residents are dealing with a range of problems in their apartments, including broken water pipes, clogged sinks, electric issues, broken air conditioners and windows, and no hot water. Tenants gathered to discuss these issue December 2, at Fordham University School of Law. Three panelists, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Nico Palazzo, a staff attorney from non-profit Housing Conservation Coordinators, and Miguel Acevedo, a tenant from Fulton Houses, addressed slow repairs, inadequate funding and poor communication at NYCHA properties.