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Over 4,000 Neighbors at Ingersoll Houses Have Been without Heat All Day
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Over 4,000 Neighbors at Ingersoll Houses Have Been without Heat All Day

Aerial Photo of Ingersoll Houses via NYCHAFORT GREENE — The 4,046 neighbors who live at the 21-building Ingersoll Houses [https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/nycha/downloads/pdf/ingersoll-report-en.pdf] complex have been without heat and hot water since 10 am today. NYCHA, the city’s worst landlord [/nycha-jason-korn-again-top-public-advocates-list-of-worst-landlords/], has failed

NYCHA Falsely Certified This Brooklyn Child’s Apartment Lead-Free. Now He Has Lead Poisoning — and He’s Not Alone
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NYCHA Falsely Certified This Brooklyn Child’s Apartment Lead-Free. Now He Has Lead Poisoning — and He’s Not Alone

Red Hook Houses resident Sherron Paige and her son, Kyan. Courtesy of Sherron PaigeBy Greg B. Smith, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/2021/1/11/22221322/nycha-falsely-certified-brooklyn-child-apartment-lead-free] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] “When people make mistakes and then cover those mistakes up

NYCHA’S Lead Paint Crisis Explodes as Known Number of Apartments Where Kids Risk Exposure Triples
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NYCHA’S Lead Paint Crisis Explodes as Known Number of Apartments Where Kids Risk Exposure Triples

Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a media availability at City Hall on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeBy Greg B. Smith, This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/housing/2020/10/22/21528781/nycha-lead-paint-more-apartments-identified] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] Thousands more young children

A Burnt Out Hallway at a NYCHA Building for Seniors Was Not Cleaned Up for 7 Weeks, Until One Tweet Changed It All
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A Burnt Out Hallway at a NYCHA Building for Seniors Was Not Cleaned Up for 7 Weeks, Until One Tweet Changed It All

A NYCHA worker cleans up the second floor of the William Reid Apartments. Ben Brachfeld/BklynerEAST FLATBUSH – Residents of a large East Flatbush NYCHA building for seniors lived on a severely fire-damaged floor for nearly two months, until a tweet [https://twitter.com/zellnor4ny/status/1187146267161444352] from State Senator Zellnor

LGBT-Friendly Affordable Senior Housing Lottery Launches May 29
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LGBT-Friendly Affordable Senior Housing Lottery Launches May 29

FORT GREENE – The application process will launch next week for 108 units at an LGBT-friendly affordable senior residence at 112 St. Edwards Street (at Myrtle Avenue) in Fort Greene, 6sqft [https://www.6sqft.com/in-fort-greene-nations-largest-lgbt-senior-development-will-open-affordable-housing-lottery/] first reported. Ingersoll Senior Housing rendering by LiFang via Marvel Architects [https://marvelarchitects.com/work/

Dirty, Brown Water From Your Faucet? Report it to 311!
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Dirty, Brown Water From Your Faucet? Report it to 311!

FLATBUSH – Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, who has been speaking in support of tenants for years, [/tenants-of-e-17th-street-building-sue-landlord-over-terrible-living-conditions-ditmas-park/] is now advocating for clean water in her own apartment building, which contains 65 units. Last week, Bichotte, who represents the 42nd Assembly district, went on to Twitter to share a video of dirty, brown

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