The Santana family left one NYCHA apartment after Superstorm Sandy, only to be moved to another filled with mold.
Residents of the Castle Hill Houses filed a lawsuit against NYCHA for conditions at the 14-building development with the hope that something will finally get fixed.
Chairwoman Shola Olatoye listened to residents tell stories of NYCHA’s inability to manage maintenance problems.
A city Department of Investigation internal report details how, in many cases, mold returned after court-mandated repairs of NYCHA apartments.
City Housing Authority plumbers pull in big bucks amid moisture-driven mold crisis and a repair backlog.
Many NYCHA tenants report suffering from respiratory woes as science points to a mold-asthma link.
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NYCHA by the Numbers
New Yorkers live in public housing.
of units had water leaks in 2011.
open work orders as of January 2014.
Average Monthly Rent