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Sandy-Related Problems Still Persist, NYCHA Tenants Say

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A new survey shows that some New York City Housing Authority residents affected by Hurricane Sandy are still unhappy with the help they received for damages.

The Urban Justice Center partnered with several community groups to survey almost 600 people.

Results show that many who live in city housing authority apartments feel that the buildings are still in need of repair.

More than 60 percent say they were told to wait six months or more to receive repairs following Hurricane Sandy, and more than 40 percent say that mold is currently a problem in their apartments.

"I tell when Sandy's come, to fix my apartment. He's coming, I see. I wait. You see, he painted all of this, but look my room. I can't sleep there. I sleep here or there," said Rosa Feliciano, a New York City Housing Authority resident.

The community groups involved in the study list better communication between NYCHA and its residents as the number one solution. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP