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Can NYC really fix all its public housing maintence problems as promised?

Posted at 11:08 PM, Feb 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-26 12:03:38-05

leakypipeThe largest landlord in the city of New York has a problem. Actually, there are more than 400,000 problems.

The New York City Housing Authority says by year’s end it will attempt to clear up almost all of the outstanding requests for repairs. NYCHA estimates that could be as many as 420,000. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYCHA Chairman John Rhea say their plan includes millions in  new funding.

They hope to cut the response time in half. But problems continue to pour in.

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