Greg Mocker helps Coney Island resident get leak fixed

Posted at 11:23 PM, Feb 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-26 23:23:08-05

After waiting 7 months and using a soda pop bottle to stop the gushing, a leak has been temporarily fixed at an apartment in Coney Island.

This repair job highlights the challenges faced by the New York City Housing Authority and Mayor’s office, which have pledged to address almost all of the 400,00 repair orders by January 2014.

PIX11 News Reporter Greg Mocker profiled the family and the problem on Monday’s newscast.